Curry County Treasurer Pleads No Contest

Today the former Curry County Treasurer has pleaded no contest to one felony charge of tampering with public records.

Rhonda Bookout will spend one year on probation and will be forced for forfeit over 26-thousand dollars of wages which will be returned to the taxpayers.

The county attorney's office began investigating Bookout when they uncovered a fraudulent accounting problem she used to conceal the 19-thousand dollars missing from the 2007 Curry County Fair.