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Former Chief of St. Louis Park Rangers Sentenced

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The second of a pair of white collar criminals in the Slay Administration is sentenced to prison for cheating taxpayers out of a half a million dollars through a phony billing scheme. Thomas Stritzel, […]


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Former Parks Division Commissioner Sentenced For Embezzlement

In 2005, Joseph Vacca teamed with St. Louis Park Rangers Chief Thomas Stritzel in creating Dynamic Management, a fake company.


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Sentencing Delayed for Deputy Parks Commissioner in Embezzlement Case

One of two St. Louis City Parks Department employees who embezzled nearly $500,000 from taxpayers will be sentenced next Thursday.


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Aldermen to Hear Case of Embezzling Parks Employees

Chief Park Ranger Thomas “Dan” Stritzel and Deputy Parks Commissioner Joseph Vacca admit they diverted funds to a fake company for eight years.


2 Former St. Louis Officials Admit $465,000 Theft

Two former top St. Louis parks officials could face decades in prison after admitting that they stole nearly half a million dollars from the city since 2005.


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Mayor Slay Reacts to Theft Allegations Against Parks Officials

Based on the information that they have, this was kind of done offline so it’s nothing that our normal processes of supervision and auditing would have caught”


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2 St. Louis Officials Accused of Stealing $465,000

A federal grand jury indicted Thomas “Dan” Stritzel, the city’s chief park ranger, and deputy parks commissioner Joseph Vacca.


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