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Callaway Clerk Employee Charged With Forgery

Posted: Nov 3, 2013 12:52 PM by The Associated Press
Updated: Nov 3, 2013 1:53 PM

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FULTON (AP) - A former employee of the Callaway County Circuit Clerk's office has been charged with forgery.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that 48-year-old Lanet Bittle of Fulton faces three counts of forgery.

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office says Bittle was arrested Friday and released on $10,000 bond. Online court records don't list a lawyer for Bittle.

Callaway County Circuit Clerk Judy Groner says Bittle was a former supervisor in her office who was fired last October.

A state audit of the circuit court released last week found at least $355 was missing because of lax oversight and accounting issues. Groner says her office has implemented all of the audit recommendations.

Bittle's first court appearance will be Dec. 6 in Callaway County Circuit Court.

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