(Deuel County, NE) -- A Chappell, Nebraska woman is arrested, accused of misspending county money.
The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers arrested 59 year old Polly Olson following an investigation related to purchases at the Deuel County Clerk’s Office. The NSP says the case was initially referred to them by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. The state patrol says investigators developed information that Olson, who serves as the Deuel County Clerk, had purchased more than $18,000 worth of personal items from various retailers using an official Deuel County credit card.
An arrest warrant was issued for Olson on Tuesday. Troopers arrested Olson a short time later. She has been lodged in Garden County Jail for theft by unlawful taking.