Priest Turns Himself in

Michigan Courier Leader
August 30, 2004

PAW PAW - A preliminary exam for a Catholic priest accused of embezzling more than $240,000 from a Mattawan and Marcellus parish, will be held Sept. 21 before Van Buren County District Judge Robert Hentchel.

The Rev. Bogdan Werra, who served at St. John Bosco Parish in Mattawan and St. Margaret Mary Mission in Marcellus, pleaded not guilty to the embezzlement charge.

Werra resigned from the positions last month.