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Woman Pleads Guilty In Breckenridge Film Fest Theft

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Dawna Foxx (credit: Summit County Sheriff's Department)

Dawna Foxx (credit: Summit County Sheriff’s Department)

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the Breckenridge Festival of Film has pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor forgery.

District Attorney Bruce Brown of the Fifth Judicial District says 67-year-old Dawna Foxx entered her pleas on Monday. She faces up to six years in prison on the theft charge when she is sentenced on Aug. 11.

Foxx was arrested in November and accused of stealing more than $210,000 from the nonprofit film festival, for which she worked as executive director from 2004 to 2012.

She also was accused of stealing $20,000 from her husband and $16,000 from her husband’s business partner.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that Foxx spent money at casinos and for rental vehicles, airline flights, clothing and other items.

RELATED: Woman Accused Of Embezzling From Breckenridge Film Festival

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