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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to woman accused of embezzling from Rocklin businesses?

Q: In December 2014, Darla Miller of Roseville was accused of burglary and forgery for embezzling more than $90,000 from Rocklin businesses. What happened in that case?

N. Michael, Elk Grove

A: Darla Miller pleaded no contest to grand theft in Placer County Superior Court on Feb. 3.

She was sentenced to 210 days in jail, with 90 days to be served in custody and the remainder in an alternative sentencing program. She currently is in Placer County Jail and is scheduled to be released from custody May 15, according to an online jail roster.

Miller was arrested in December 2014, accused of embezzling more than $90,000 from multiple Rocklin businesses.

She had worked as the office manager for Lawton Industries before the embezzled funds were discovered by another employee of the business in September 2014, according to Rocklin police. Police said her arrest followed an extensive investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy