Jennifer O’Brien admitted to mishandling the money Friday inU.S. District Court in Bangor.
According to court documents, O’Brien took money orders to pay personal bills. It goes on to say she would repay the money when she could while working at the post office in Charleston.
In all,O’Brien used more than $1,700 for personal use and paid back all but $555 when she was caught.
Shefaces up to 10 years in prison.
Asentencing date has not been scheduled.