State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Palmertree has been indicted on two felony counts of embezzlement by a Warren County Grand Jury.
Palmertree surrendered to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and Auditor’s Office Special Agents this morning where she was arrested and booked. Palmertree posted a $5,000 bond and was released.
On March 5, Pickering’s office served a civil demand to Palmertree in the amount of $661,751.75. The amount of $402,033.00 was attributed to Palmertree exceeding the fee cap, and $163,700.00 was attributed to her making payments to relatives within the first degree of kinship.