Missouri judge gives treasurer 1 year to pay money back

Sunday, June 27, 2010 | 5:23 p.m. CDT; updated 8:54 a.m. CDT, Monday, June 28, 2010

NEOSHO — A Newton County judge has given a former Leawood treasurer convicted of stealing more than $300,000 from the southwest Missouri town a choice: pay the money back or go to jail.