Former Milwaukee County cashier accused of stealing money


by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE COUNTY -- The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office has pressed criminal charges against a county employee who confessed to stealing about $1,000 from a cash register.

38-year-old Damon Watts admitted to detectives with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office he stole about $1,000 from the Process Unit's cash register over a period of time. Watts began working for Milwaukee County since 2012.

Watts is charged with misconduct in public office, and will face up to three and a half years in jail if convicted.


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