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      Woman sentenced for embezzling from mental health facility

      An Ontonagon woman charged with embezzlement from Copper Country Mental Health was sentenced in Ontonagon circuit court on Thursday morning.

      Ann Pollard was charged with attempted embezzling from CCMH over the course of her employment from 2007 through 2011. Over $96,000 was embezzled from CCMH, most of which was taken from the people who use the services of the agency. Pollard-Parker pled no contest in April.

      She was sentenced to 11 months jail time with credit for 53 days served, along with two years probation and over $29,000 in restitution. In court on Thursday she said that she feels remorseful for what she did to innocent people.

      "To do such a thing is not who I am," said Pollard-Parker. "I have always accepted accountability from day one. I have been more than one hundred percent cooperative with the investigation and have always taken responsibility."

      Pollard-Parker was previously sentenced to two months jail time for embezzling from the Ontonagon Hockey Association. She still owes over $15,000 restitution in that matter.