Former Chief of Park Rangers sentenced on fraud charges

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Former Chief of Park Rangers for the City of St. Louis was sentenced Monday, in federal court for his part in defrauding the city of nearly $500,000. Money diverted from the Parks Division was used for leasing vehicles, pay credit card bills and other personal living expenses.

Stritzel was sentenced to 36 months in a federal prison for submitting false invoices for material and services supplied to the city’s Parks Division.

Stritzel was also order to pay restitution of $424,722 to the City of St. Louis.

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