An employee of Mid Plains Community College in North Platte has been arrested after money was discovered missing from the college’s athletic fund.
37-year-old Cynthea Russell of North Platte was charged with theft and taken to the Lincoln County Detention Center on Friday.
Her bond was set at $50,000. Jail records show she was released on Saturday.
Investigators found more than $27,000 missing from deposits since 2010.
Russell was employed in the area of purchasing and accounts receivable at the college.
By George Keltz, KXNP, North Platte