MONDOVI Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Mondovi man is charged with theft after being accused of stealing money from the business where he worked. 45-year-old Ryan Popham is charged with theft from Erickson Auto Repair in Mondovi.

According to the criminal complaint, the Mondovi Police Department was contacted in November 2020 by the manager of the auto repair company for missing funds from the business.

Investigators say Popham was pocketing cash and checks for jobs he did at the shop. Investigators and Erickson Auto Repair say there’s at least 17-thousand dollars in missing funds.