St. Louis municipal court investigates potentially altered cases

Thursday, March 8, 2012 | 7:55 a.m. CST; updated 9:40 a.m. CST, Thursday, March 8, 2012

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis municipal court leaders are looking at 105 disposed cases that they say were altered by a former clerk, now that the clerk faces misdemeanor charges accusing her of changing paperwork to help two friends avoid traffic tickets and no-show arrest warrants.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the discovery does not necessarily mean that 33-year-old Shantia Holman is suspected of additional crimes. The closer look involves 105 files in which changes were made related to the disposition, which could mean anything from changing a faulty address to improperly erasing a case.

Holman has denied any wrongdoing and says she will contest the charges in court and sue the city for defamation after she wins.




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