Dawn Kresge, who is accused of using Coopersburg Borough credit cards to pay for about , was in Lehigh County Court briefly Tuesday but her hearing was continued until Jan. 14.
Kresge resigned abruptly as borough manager in February, citing a new job opportunity. The resignation sparked an internal audit. In April, Tim Paashaus, the new borough manager and former mayor, allegedly uncovered evidence that Kresge had improperly used the borough credit cards.
The audit reportedly found improper charges totaling almost $15,000 during the period of November 2010 to February 2012.
Kresge was charged with access device fraud, theft and receiving stolen property. She was interviewed at the district attorney's office, where she reportedly admitted using the credit cards improperly.