Mon., 12:35 pm: Niles city worker pleads not guilty to embezzlement

WARREN — Michael Marrara, 58, a Niles Sewer Maintenance Department worker arrested Friday and charged with embezzling $97,000 from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church pleaded not guilty in Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter Kontos’ courtroom this morning.

Marrara, of 215 Sayers Ave., is expected to post $10,000 bond and be released today.

He is scheduled to appear at a pretrial in front of Judge W. Wyatt McKay on May 7.