Former Keith County Attorney sentenced to probation
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) _ The former Keith County attorney has been give three years' probation for stealing county money. Blake Edwards was charged in January 2011 with theft. Prosecutors alleged more than $18,000 in Keith County diversion program funds was taken or mishandled.
Blake Edwards said the money was used to purchase office equipment for the diversion program and to pay his office staff and wife for diversion program-related work not covered by their wages.
Blake Edwards later found work as Dundy County attorney.
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