Jo Daviess County woman arrested for allegedly embezzling $150,000 from former employer

Online Staff Report

Jill A. Jackoniski, 42, of East Dubuque, Ill., was arrested on an outstanding warrant Jan. 2 by the Dubuque Police Department at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.

The arrest warrant, for theft more than $100,000, a class 1 felony, was issued by Jo Daviess County Judge William Kelly following a four-month Illinois State Police investigation.

The investigation focused on allegations that Jackoniski embezzled approximately $150,000 from her former employer between May 2011 and May 2012. Jackoniski is being held at the Dubuque County Jail awaiting extradition.

Upon extradition, Jackoniski will be held on $100,000 bond at the Jo Daviess County Jail.

Posted Jan. 3, 2013