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Byline: Robert Patrick and Paul Hampel
June 30--BRENTWOOD -- Former Brentwood city administrator Christopher A. Seemayer admitted Wednesday in federal court that he embezzled almost $30,000 from the municipality since Jan. 1, 2010, and gambled it away.
Officials discovered the theft after Brentwood's credit union called to ask why cash advances were being made on a city credit card at the Casino Queen. Seemayer tried to pay the money back, lawyers said, by sending personal checks to cover the losses. Mayor Pat Kelly said he met with Seemayer on the day he learned about the missing money. "He said he was sorry, and that was the only comment he made to me," …