SIOUX CITY | A former employee of a Sioux City law firm has pleaded not guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her workplace.
Kristin Hermelbracht, 43, of Hinton, Iowa, entered her written plea Wednesday in Woodbury County District Court to one count of first-degree theft. Her trial was set for July 5.
According to court documents, Hermelbracht took $38,445 from Hillige, Frey and Roe from July 13, 2013, through Nov. 10, 2015, by writing herself checks and forging a partner's signature.
She also is accused of depositing funds of the firm and then giving herself gift debit cards, court documents said.