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The criminal Complaint alleges that Sherry Gong stole a total of $32,554 between 2017 and 2018.

Sherry M. Gong Charged with Felony Embezzlement from Atascadero High School Booster Club

Author: District Attorney
Date: 7/8/2019 4:14:46 PM

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that charges have been filed against Sherry Gong (48) alleging that she embezzled funds from the Atascadero High School Band and Pageantry Booster Club.


District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that charges have been filed against Sherry M. Gong (48) alleging that she embezzled funds from the Atascadero High School Band and Pageantry Booster Club.  The criminal Complaint alleges that Gong stole a total of $32,554 between July 2017 and April 2018 while she was treasurer for the booster organization.   Specifically, it is alleged that Gong embezzled $3,104 on July 5, 2017, $9,850 on April 24, 2018, and $19,600 on April 24, 2018.

The investigation is ongoing and additional information cannot be released at this time.

This case is being investigated by the Atascadero Police Department and is being prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Michael Frye of the District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit.  

A criminal Complaint contains charges that must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law. Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

A copy of the Complaint can be accessed here

Please contact Assistant District Attorney Eric J. Dobroth at 805.781.5819 with any questions.