Winnebago County State's Attorney, Michelle Courier, announced that a former Circuit Clerk from Belvidere has been charged with one count of theft and one count of official misconduct. Donna Osoria, 56, is said to have stolen between $10,000 and $100,000 from the Boone County Circuit Clerk's Office. The theft was committed between March 15, 2010 and June 22, 2012 while Osoria was employed with the Boone County Circuit Clerk.
The theft charge is a Class 1 felony and could result in 4 to 15 years in jail. The official misconduct charge is punishable by 2 to 5 years in the Department of Corrections. Osoria is in custody and her bond is set at $50,000.