Woman Order To Pay Restitution On Theft Charges

An Electric City woman is ordered to repay Grant County just under $180,000 in restitution for monies stolen while she worked as a clerk in the county’s mosquito district. According to court papers Karyn Byam filed guiltiy to first degree theft charges for taking the money during 2010 and 2014 by paying herself for time she didn’t work and for buying items for the district but taking them for her own. Byam will not serve any jail time.