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Ex-Brookfield School Finance Employee Kerekes Seeks Probation

Former Brookfield School District employee Art Colley
Former Brookfield School District employee Art Colley Photo Credit: Brookfield Education Foundation
Former Brookfield School District employee Elizabeth Kerekes requested accelerated rehabilitation in court Monday.
Former Brookfield School District employee Elizabeth Kerekes requested accelerated rehabilitation in court Monday. Photo Credit: File photo

BROOKFIELD, Conn. – Elizabeth Kerekes, a former Brookfield school finance department employee accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the Brookfield School District, applied for accelerated rehabilitation in court Monday, reports Newstimes .com.

The probation program would allow Kerekes, 41, to plead not guilty to first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny charges, but she could be placed on up to two years of probation, according to the report.

A school audit looking into Kerekes and her former boss, Art Colley, found questionable spending of about $124,000, including payments to Colley’s personal credit card bill, Colley’s daughter’s landlord and orthodontia work for Kerekes, according to the report.

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