Trial set for former Platte County employee accused of theft
Oct. 30, 2017
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A trial has been scheduled for a former Platte County employee accused of stealing from the county while in charge of the county's adult diversion program.
Court records say 43-year-old Tracie Nelson pleaded not guilty Friday to two counts of theft and one of tampering with evidence. Her trial is set to begin Feb. 5.
Prosecutors say more than $10,000 is missing from the diversion program.