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Former Warren Co. circuit clerk pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Former Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley Palmertree pled guilty to 3 felony counts of embezzlement. She was sentenced to 10 years for each count for a total of 30 years with 5 years for each count suspended.  

The last 5 years will run concurrently and Palmertree will serve a total of 5 years in prison.

She must pay $12,000 in restitution. 

At the times the crimes were committed, Palmertree took $12,000 from the Warren County Circuit Clerk Criminal Account and put $7,000 into her own personal account and $5,000 into her Circuit Clerk Fee Account. 

Palmertree is out on bond until October 15.

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