Former West Buechel Treasurer arrested for theft

Marti Sitz was Clerk/Treasurer for the City of West Buechel from 2013 to November, 2014, when she was terminated by former Mayor Sharon Fowler for undisclosed reasons.  When Rick Richards became Mayor in 2015, he re-hired Ms. Sitz as Assistant City Clerk under Clerk/Treasurer Kim Richards.

Marty Sitz was arrested Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at West Buechel City Hall. West Buechel Police officers made the arrest and transported Ms. Sitz to Louisville Metro Corrections where she was booked in with two charges of Theft by Deception for more than $10,000.

The exact nature of the alleged crime is unknown at this time.