Former village manager makes plea deal in embezzlement case Updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor says that the former Vicksburg Village Manager accused of embezzlement has made a plea deal. Matt Crawford was accused of taking about $12,000 in money and property from 2009-2012. He has agreed to plead guilty to one of the two embezzlement charges he was facing. The other will be dropped. An audit originally revealed several financial irregularities in the village's books.