Former Rock Island County employee accused of stealing money

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- A former employee of the Rock Island County Treasurer's Office is accused of stealing money from the department.

According to court documents, Carolyn Kerr is facing a felony theft charge.

A prosecutor said she was accused of taking $8,800 from the department.  Kerr allegedly altered deposit slips and took cash about a dozen times between July and November of 2018.

Kerr turned herself in in November, according to the prosecutor. She could face between three and seven years in prison.

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