The investigation continues into a priest accused of embezzling money from an Okemos, Mich. church.

The Lansing State Journal reports that during a search of Jonathan Wehrle's home in Williamston on Tuesday, detectives found more than $60,000 hidden in the priest's ceiling above his basement.

Police told the Journal,

"A majority of the cash seized was in $2,000 bundles of $20 bills with paper cash bands that were stamped: For Deposit Only- St. Martha Parish and School."

Wehrle has been charge with six counts of embezzlement over $100,000 or more from St. Martha Parish, where he was the priest for many years.

It's alleged that the 67-year-old used the money to build his million dollar home.

More than $1.1 million in assets has been seized from Wehrle so far.

Werhle's trial is set to begin Aug. 13 in Ingham County Circuit Court.

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