Former Dixon Will Not Face Criminal Charges

DIXON (WIFR) -- Dixon's former city engineer won't face criminal charges for using the city's credit card for personal use.

The Dixon Telegraph says Lee County State's Attorney Anna Sacco-Miller will not charge Shawn Ortgiesen. The ex-employee resigned in April after admitting he charged more than $13,000 in personal expenses on a city credit card. Ortgiesen paid back the money with interest.

Sacco-Miller says she couldn't prove theft or official misconduct beyond a reasonable doubt because city commissioners and the mayor signed off on Ortgiesen's purchases.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 212636661