Mills town Treasurer claims she is not guilty of felony theft

(Casper, Wyo.) - This morning Lisa Whetstone, previous Mills town Treasurer, plead not guilty to three charges including two counts of felony theft and a charge of failure or refusal to account for, deliver or pay over property. Court documents allege that she used more than $64,000 of the government's money for her own, personal use. According to reports significant financial burden was witnessed, showing overdraft fees and return checks fee's that totaled approximately $8,000. The Department of Criminal Investigations was called in and made the arrest. If convicted, Whetstone could face up to ten years for the theft and five years for the second charge. She was out on bond awaiting her trial date. #oilcity #news