James Long
PA charged with grand theft

A Williston physician’s assistant was arrested last week following an embezzlement investigation by the Williston Police Department.

James Eldon Long Sr., 67, of Morriston, who was employed with Williston Rural Health and Wellness Clinic, was charged with grand theft Aug. 2.

The arrest came on the heels of the investigation that began July 17 when the police were contacted by one of the owners of the clinic who reported an embezzlement of clinic funds.