Ex-employee pleads guilty to stealing from Custer County sheriff’s office

Ex-employee pleads guilty to stealing from Custer County sheriff’s office

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) – A woman who worked 33 years for Custer County has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Sheriff’s Office.

Court records say 59-year-old Kelli Estergard, of Callaway, pleaded guilty to theft after prosecutors lowered the charge and dropped a related charge. Her sentencing is set for Aug. 23.

Authorities say the theft occurred between July 23, 2015, and Jan. 30 this year.