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Husband of former Moniteau assessor charged in related case

(AP) The husband of a former Moniteau County Assessor who is charged with misusing county funds is facing two misdemeanor counts in a related case.

Prosecutors allege Justin Trimble bought gas with a Moniteau County fuel card. A probable cause statement says he used the county’s card to buy fuel at least four times for a total cost of $113.

His wife, Amanda Trimble, was charged in January with three felonies and a misdemeanor after an investigation alleged she misused county funds. Prosecutors allege Amanda Trimble took at least $4,800 in county funds and spent about $3,000 for fuel and personal trips.

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