(Cofske sentenced)…Darla Cofske had been arrested for Grand Theft by Embezzlement.
She was working as the office manager for the Bard Water District between 2005 and 2011 when she reportedly embezzled more than $70,000 from the District. Cafske entered a guilty plea to the charges in August. This month she was sentenced to 180 days in the County Jail, ordered to perform 500 hours of community service and make restitution to the Water District. She was also placed on 5 years probation. A hearing was set for April 16, 2014 to determine the amount of restitution.