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Faces 43 felonies
Fri October 25, 2013
Former Town Clerk To Enter Plea In January
The town of Elcho's former clerk will be arraigned in January on 43 felonies alleging misuse of more than $100,000 in town money.
43 year old Melissa Bloechl waived a preliminary hearing in Langlade County Circuit Court Friday morning.
Bloechl was charged in August with one count of theft from a business of more than $10,000, two counts of forgery and 40 counts of misconduct in public office. Investigators allege one check was for more than $50,000 and another for $40,000.
Judge Fred Kawalsky set a January 31 date to enter a plea. She remains free on a $25,000 signature bond.