JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from MS Attorney General
Jackson, MS- A former Warren County circuit clerk has been sentenced for embezzlement while in office, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Shelly Palmertree was sentenced today after pleading guilty before Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey.
Judge Lackey sentenced Palmertree to 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, five to serve, five suspended per count, to run concurrently. Palmertree was ordered to pay $12,000 in restitution and must report to the MDOC for incarceration on October 15, 2014.