A North Country Town Clerk and Tax Collector is accused of misappropriating funds.
65-year-old Karin Fayle is charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor.
Fayle is the Town of Greig Town Clerk and Tax Collector.
State Police say a check for $17,364 was diverted from the Black River Watershed Project to cover a known shortage in the Town Property Tax account.
Fayle was issued an appearance ticket and released. She is scheduled to appear in the Town of Greig Court at a later date.