Well, it's official! According to the Tri-City Herald, The Washington state Attorney General’s Office has filed felony charges against a former Franklin County manager accusing him of stealing $1.7 million from the county.

Dennis M. Huston of Pasco was charged today in Franklin County Superior Court with first-degree theft, money laundering and possessing cocaine.

State prosecutors say Huston fraudulently submitted invoices and payment requests for Critzer Equipment Co., then deposited the money into a company bank account between March 1990 and February 2012. Critzer Equipment of Spokane went out of business in 2001 but Huston is accused of using the company's name.