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PRINCETON (WVVA) - A former employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling $16,000 from the Mercer County Sheriff's Department over a 5-year span.

Charlotte Harvey entered the plea to one count of embezzlement on Friday.

Harvey was sentenced to one year probation. She has already made restitution of $14,600.

Harvey left her position at the department in Sept. 2011. Mercer County prosecutor Scott Ash says Harvey had admitted of the wrongdoing to co-workers and an immediate supervisor.

The embezzlement occurred from 2006-2011.

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