A Beatrice woman accused of stealing nearly $114,000 from a co-op where she worked has pleaded not guilty.
The Beatrice Daily Sun reports that 50-year-old Jodi Dewey made her plea Thursday to charges of theft and unauthorized use of a financial transaction device.
The judge set a trial date of April 24.
Earlier this year, Farmers Co/op/Cenex reported about $114,000
in financial discrepancies, prompting an investigation. Authorities
say Dewey was found to have made inappropriate charges to company accounts and made unauthorized write-offs to employee and customer accounts, among other things.
Dewey had been the officer manager for the co-op