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Court date rescheduled for accused museum embezzler

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

OREGON – The attorney for an Oregon woman charged with misappropriating funds from the Byron Museum District on Monday asked Ogle County Judge John Redington for more time to review evidence.

A pretrial hearing was set for Feb. 11.

Attorney Eric Morrow of Oregon represents Jessica McCanse, 34, a former museum director accused of taking between $10,000 and $100,000 between July 3, 2009, and February 2011.

McCanse is free on $4,000 bond.

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