Freeman employee charged with forgery

NEOSHO, Mo. –  a Freeman West employee is accused of stealing a credit card number to pay her water bill.
Authorities say a woman named Paula Bowers was able to get the card number while performing her job at the Neosho hospital.
She’s charged with forgery because she allegedly signed the victim’s name on the water bill receipt.
Freeman Hospital sent us a statement that says they’re aware of the allegations but won’t comment on legal issues involving current or former employees.