BURLINGTON, VT – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Kimberley Brooks, 48, of Brownington, was sentenced Monday in United States District Court in Burlington to 18 months of imprisonment following her guilty plea to charges that she embezzled more than $157,000 from her employer. U.S. District Judge William K. Sessions III also ordered that Brooks serve a three-year term of supervised release after she gets out of prison, and that she pay restitution of about $163,000. The court directed Brooks to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons on October 8 to begin serving her sentence.For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 27, 2013.