Audit shows $4,090 taken from Trinity city office

Phil Patchett
Phil Patchett

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - By Morgan Thomas - email

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - The results of a City of Trinity financial audit show $4,090 was missing.

The audit was ordered after Trinity City Manager Phil Patchett attempted suicide and reportedly took money from the city.

It was discovered that only $10 dollars more than Patchett admitted to was missing.

Mandatory nightly deposits of city funds were not being made.

Mayor Lyle Stubbs says the theft was a one-time incident.

No word yet on formal charges for Patchett.

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