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Former Ironwood Township treasurer admits embezzlement, forgery


March 28, 2018


BESSEMER — Former Ironwood Township Treasurer Jyl Olson-DeRosso entered guilty or no contest pleas in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday to 10 charges regarding the embezzlement and forgery of township funds.

Gogebic County Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope set a restitution hearing for 9 a.m. on May 1 and sentencing for 2:30 p.m. on May 14.

Olson-DeRosso admitted Tuesday to writing personal checks from the township to herself and embezzling between $100,000 and $200,000.

A trial had been previously scheduled to begin on May 1.

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