Charlack, MO (KSDK) - A government official accused of misusing taxpayer dollars is in trouble with the law.

Charlack Police Chief and City Administrator Tony Umbertino is facing corruption and theft charges.

Back in Februarywe reported a credit statement showed Umbertino used a city card to pay for a trip to Hawaii, and that it also showed hundreds of dollars in expenses at local restaurants.

Umbertino claims the board gave him $600 to celebrate his 25th anniversary with Charlack.

As for Hawaii, he says he lost his personal credit card and asked permission to use a city one.

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