Mar 5, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 6, 2014
Dalton town clerk waives hearing, ready for trial
LANCASTER - The lawyer for a North Country town clerk charged two months ago with stealing cash while on the job said Friday his client's devastated by the accusation, but determined to go to trial and prove she's innocent.
Sandra York, town clerk for about 33 years in Dalton, a rural Coos County community of fewer than 1,000 people just north of Littleton, was arrested in September on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.
Through her attorney, Leonard Harden of Lancaster, York, free on bail, waived an arraignment hearing Wednesday in Lancaster District Court and entered a not guilty plea to the charge. York did not appear in court. Her trial has been scheduled for Dec. 31.
"She's extremely upset about it and emotionally distraught," Harden said of the theft accusation. York has declined comment since her arrest.
Three days after York's Sept. 24 arrest, two other town officials, Treasurer Sharon Tupper and Deputy Treasurer Sara Martineau, resigned their posts, citing the poor atmosphere that had developed at the town offices following York's arrest.
Court documents say York, 64, was caught on a security camera Aug. 9 taking $100 or more from the town's daily cash receipts and putting it in her pocketbook shortly before 5 p.m. The charge against her is a Class A misdemeanor that covers amounts up to $1,000.
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Londonderry coach found not guilty in girl's sex assault - 0
- Police: Convicted Antrim sex offender mentored child he molested - 1
- Raymond man charged with hitting friend with his vehicle - 0
- NH Supreme Court reject's Addison appeal to remove AG's prosecuting team - 6
- Manchester man convicted on drug, weapons counts - 1
- Jury considers fate of Londonderry man in sex assault trial - 0
- Bay State following in NH's footsteps with 'upskirting' law - 2
- Epping supermarket worker arrested after brutal break room attack on female coworker - 9
- Nashua woman arrested in connection with homeless man's hit-and-run death - 4
READER COMMENTS: 0
- NHIAA Tournament Roundup: Central breaks away from Exeter - 0
- College Hockey: Dartmouth drops tournament opener - 0
- FEMA OKs $8m for repairs in Lincoln, Lebanon - 0
- Official says Manchester lost out on $1.5m for cell tower court has now ordered built - 1
- John Habib's City Sports: Derryfield's 'Mouse' made his mark - 0
- Rondo leads Celtics past Nets - 0
- Hats off to O'Neill, Monarchs - 0
- NHIAA Boys' Basketball: Maughn, Memorial top Londonderry - 0
- NHIAA Boys' Basketball: Giampetruzzi leads Trinity into D-I semis - 0
Obamacare's new trick: Only temporary relief