Former financial manager of Terre Haute airport arrested on 33 charges

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – The former office and financial manager of the Terre Haute International Airport has been arrested on 33 felony counts.

Rose Overpeck, 41, of Terre Haute, was arrested around 12:30 on Thursday afternoon for 18 counts of theft, 11 counts of forgery and four counts of fraud.

Indiana State Police report the 33 felony counts involve monetary losses totaling approximately $41,430.

Detectives from Indiana State Police Special Investigations Organized Crime and Corruption Unit were notified in February of possible missing funds from the airport.

After a nearly seven month long investigation, officials believe Overpeck wrote unauthorized checks on accounts from the Terre Haute International Airport, used unauthorized credit accounts at area businesses, made unauthorized purchases, cashed checks made payable to the airport and took petty cash from the airport – all for personal use.

Overpeck was taken to the Vigo County Jail and is being held on $100,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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