10/09/2014 09:39 EDT | Updated 12/09/2014 05:59 EST

Ex-Hudson city manager Louise Léger-Villandré faces fraud, breach of trust charges

Former Hudson city manager Louise Léger-Villandré was arrested Thursday and is facing allegations of fraud, breach of trust and producing and using false documents.

Officers with Quebec's anti-corruption police unit, UPAC, arrested Léger-Villandré on Thursday morning.

She is facing 19 charges in connection to a series of events that occurred while she was city manager of Hudson between 1997 and 2013.

Léger-Villandré is accused of fraudulently depositing, over 17 years, more than $1.1 million in municipal cheques into a personal bank account.

She will be released on a promise to appear at her next court date on Dec. 10 at the Valleyfield courthouse.