JACKSON — The state auditor’s office says two public officials have pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $8,000.
The Clarion-Ledger reports 34-year-old Michelle Sharpley, former municipal court clerk of Taylorsville, pleaded guilty to taking just over $6,000 from the Taylorsville Utility District.
She was ordered to pay more than $10,000 in restitution and court costs. She also received five years probation.
Thirty-six-year-old Bridget Lark, former deputy circuit clerk of Tate County, pleaded guilty to taking $5,000 by not depositing or receipting funds from the marriage license fees paid to the county.
She was ordered to pay more than $8,200 in restitution fees, and court costs.
The Associated Press