9:28 PM PT
A local woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $70,000 from the Bard Water District.
According to reports, Darla Jean Cofske changed her plea of not guilty to guilty for the crime.
Cofske served as the office manager for the water district from the mid-90's to January 2011.
According to the original complaint, Cofske used district checks to pay for personal items.
She remains out on bond.
Her sentencing is scheduled for October.