Former Callaway County Circuit Clerk employee arrested

Mugshot from Callaway County Sheriff's Department.

A former Callaway County Circuit Clerk's office employee has been arrested. 48-year old Lanet Bittle of Fulton has been charged with three counts of forgery.

Bittle turned herself in at the Callaway County Sheriff's Office, where she was arrested. She posted $10,000 bond and was released. She is due in court on December 6



The arrest comes after the state auditor's office released a report on Wednesday, showing $355 in missing funds, and $11,000 in what Auditor Tom Schweich calls

"problematic" transactions.