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Former city of Garner clerk gets 10 years

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A former billing clerk who admitted stealing from the city of Garner has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

The Globe Gazette in Mason City reports that 49-year-old Tammy Brant was sentenced on Tuesday in Hancock County District Court.

Brant had pleaded guilty to first-degree theft and to tampering with records over a nearly five-year period. She was given 10 years for the theft, two years for the tampering. The sentences are to be served at the same time.

In a plea deal, four other charges were dismissed.

Brant was arrested in July after a state audit found that more than $112,000 in collections was not deposited. It also found city customers had been overbilled for services.

She was ordered to pay more than $112,000 in restitution.

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