Woman pleads no contest to embezzlement in Merrick County

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) - An April sentencing is scheduled for a Columbus woman accused of embezzling nearly $90,000 from a business in Merrick County.

The Columbus Telegram reports that Chelsea Aldrich has pleaded no contest to theft from Agroservice Inc. in Silver Creek. Her sentencing is set for April 16 in Central City.

Prosecutors say that she wrote bogus checks on the company account while working as a secretary from Aug. 1, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2017.