Embezzlement charges for school bookkeeper

Tyreka Caldwell Davenport of Lenoir has been charged with felony embezzlement after turning herself into the Caldwell County Magistrate this past week. She’s accused of stealing $10,000 from Gamewell Elementary School in Lenoir. Davenport was employed as a bookkeeper and secretary at Gamewell Elementary. According to reports, the alleged embezzlement started in January. Davenport was given a $5,000 bond which she posted at the magistrate’s office at the time of her arrest.