Goochland's treasurer in court over embezzlement charges

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) - Goochland's County treasurer Brenda Grubbs, 53, appeared in court Monday morning after being charged with felony embezzlement last week.

The judge asked if she needed an attorney appointed but she has selected her own.  The judge set next court date for March 14.

A search warrant revealed Grubbs admits she's used about $135,000 in public funds since August -- even wiring some cash overseas to the Middle East.

She's currently out on bond and on paid leave.

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