Woman charged with embezzling money from Milford construction firm

Milford police issued an arrest warrant for Lori Merritt, 45, of New Haven on April 19 after they concluded an investigation into a Feb. 4 complaint of a larceny and embezzlement of money from Walsh Construction located at 500 Bic Drive.
Police accuse Merritt of taking $32,847 by signing her supervisor's name on company checks while employed as an office manager. She is alleged to have signed her supervisor names on company checks.
Merritt is charged with first-degree larceny, second degree forgery and criminal impersonation.
She was released on a promise to appear in court on May 12.