UPDATE: Ales Sentenced for Embezzling from Hospital

A former manager of Nutrition Services at Munson Medical Center has been sentenced to jail for embezzling money.

Jeffrey Ales will spend six months in jail.

Ales must also pay back $21,000 to the Traverse City hospital.

Court documents show that he made over $27,000 in personal purchases in the hospital’s name.

Ales was a employed by a company contracted by the hospital to oversee their food and nutrition services.