ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – A former Valley Park Mayor will head to trial this summer after backing out of a plea deal.

Nathan Grellner was scheduled for the plea agreement Friday morning in St. Louis County Court on charges of identity theft and fraud.

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Grellner has been accused of using city credit cards for personal purchases in 2012. The following year, he was charged for obtaining a credit card under his estranged wife's name, social security number and other personal information.

He resigned from office in July 2012.

He pleaded guilty to DWI, resisting arrest, assault of a Byrnes Mill police officer and possession of drug paraphernalia this past November.

Judge Michael Burton continued the case for trial until August.

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