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Police have arrested former Island Hospital Foundation Development Director Bernadette Stanek and booked her into county jail. Bail is set at $100,000.

Stanek was taken into custody at 5:30pm Friday evening, according to jail records.

She faces 17 felony charges, including four counts of first-degree theft and 13 counts of forgery connected to the misappropriation of more than $300,000 in foundation funds between 2011-2014, according to court documents.

The charges are Class B and Class C felonies, each carrying a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Each forgery charge carries up to 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

627 Skagit Cases (+8)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

62 Hospitalizations (+0)
17 Deaths (+1)
13,888 Tested
4.5% Positive

42,304 Cases Statewide (+547)
4,788 Hospitalizations (+10)

1,404 Deaths Statewide (+5)
718,234 Total Tests Statewide
5.9% Positive

Updated 6:00 pm July 14, 2020.

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Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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