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Deputy's wife sentenced to eight years for embezzlement

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Carol Peabody, 52, center, talks to her defense attorney Michelle Hill, right, on Friday in Naples. Peabody, , the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.

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Lexey Swall/Staff Carol Peabody, 52, center, talks to her defense attorney Michelle Hill, right, on Friday in Naples. Peabody, , the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.

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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to friends and family Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to her 14-year-old son Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to her mother Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to her mother Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to her mother Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, says goodbye to her mother, right, and other friends and family Friday after she was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody, 52, was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, 52, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Collier Circuit Judge Frank Baker sentences Carol Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, on Friday to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Friends and family react as Carol Peabody, 52, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, is sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, 52, center, talks to her defense attorney Michelle Hill, right, on Friday in Naples. Peabody, , the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, 52, center, enters the courtroom with her defense attorney Michelle Hill, right, on Friday in Naples. Peabody, , the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.
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Carol Peabody, 52, center, stands before Collier Circuit Judge Frank Baker on Friday for sentencing in Naples. Peabody, the wife of a Collier County Sheriff deputy, was sentenced to eight years in prison and 22 years probation for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer. Peabody was an office manager at Collier-based Gulfcoast Irrigation, Inc. when she forged and deposited dozens of company checks from October 2005 to November 2009. She wrote out 31 of those to her husband, Michael Peabody, 51, a Collier deputy since 2002.

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