A former school clerk who stole an estimated $300,000 from Janesville Craig High School pleaded guilty to seven of the 13 charges in Rock County Court on Wednesday morning.
Jessica L. Warner-Reed, 34, of 3131 Satinwood Drive, Janesville, pleaded guilty to charges of misconduct in public office, theft of more than $10,000 in a business setting, four counts of forgery and filing a false income-tax return. As part of a plea agreement, the other charges were dismissed but read into the record.
A pre-sentence investigation of Warner-Reed’s background and circumstances of the crime will be produced. Warner-Reed was in charge of money raised for sports and other school activities over nine years.
Sentencing is set for 11 a.m. August 10.