Restitution part of plea agreement in theft case

WAYNE - Restitution of more than $35,000 is part of a plea deal reached in a Wayne County case involving employee theft from a Wayne dentist.  Thirty-six-year-old Mandi Fernau of Carroll has agreed to pay back $36,686 she stole from Burrows and Holloway Family Dentistry. She has already paid back $10,000 of that amount. Fernau will be sentenced August 7th for attempted theft by unlawful taking and second degree forgery. Both are felonies. In exchange for the full restitution, prosecutors have agreed to file no further charges in the case and to recommend probation.