Former court clerk faces felony charge

NORTH HUDSON - A former North Hudson town court clerk has been arrested and charged with a felony after more than $2,000 went missing from the town court.

According to state police, Diane M. Harnichar-Wood, 53, formerly of North Hudson, was arrested Nov. 12 after an audit, requested by the Essex County District Attorney's Office, revealed that $2,225 was missing from the North Hudson town court between January 2006 and December 2008.

Harnichar-Wood was the court's clerk from January 2006 until her resignation in August 2008, police said.

She was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, police said.

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