Braselton’s former court clerk has plead not guilty to charges that she stole at least $17,000 from the town’s municipal court.
Becky Skelton, 48, entered her not guilty plea on Wednesday, June 30 — a day before she was slated to make her first court appearance for an arraignment. She is seeking a jury trial.
In June, Skelton was indicted by a Jackson County grand jury on four counts of theft by taking and one count of forgery in the second degree.
Skelton was arrested in June 2009 on 14 counts of theft by taking and one count of violation of oath by a public officer. After more investigation, she was arrested again in March 2010 for new charges of theft by taking and forgery in the first degree. She posted a $31,000 bond.