Fmr. Carlton Co. Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $1 Million
Wappes Pleads Guilty to Carlton Co. Theft of $1M
Friday, a former Carlton County employee pleaded guilty to theft by swindle for stealing more than one million dollars from her bosses.
Sixty-three year old Joanne Wappes had worked for Carlton County from 1975 until 2013 when charges were filed against her.
She had been a landfill cashier.
While employed there she had 20 work-related complaints filed against her dating back to 1996.
However, the first time any action was taken was in 2012 when she received a verbal warning for an incident.
Sentencing is set for March.