Lincoln County Treasurer arrested for alleged theft

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- A central Nebraska county treasurer is facing charges of theft.

The North Platte Police Department says they got information Wednesday about suspicious financial activity at the Lincoln County Treasurer's Office.

Authorities say during an investigation, they found several transactions that appeared to be personal in nature.

On Thursday morning, Shelli Franzen was arrested on charges of theft by deception and official misconduct.

An investigation is ongoing.