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Kalispell woman pleads guilty to embezzlement

By Associated Press
Published On: Jul 11 2013 10:35:36 AM MDT
Updated On: Jul 11 2013 10:38:06 AM MDT
KALISPELL, Mont. -

A Kalispell woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $155,000 from her former employer.
    
44-year-old Taira Desart reached a plea agreement on July 3 in which she acknowledged taking the money from Jesco Marine and Power Sports over a period of six years. She had worked as Jesco's bookkeeper for 17 years.
    
The Flathead County attorney's office has agreed to recommend a 10-year suspended prison sentence, along with restitution and fines.
    
Sentencing is set for Sept. 19.