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New judge, court date for Waller

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JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

A new judge and court date has been set for Clay Waller, according to a spokesperson at the Cape Girardeau County courthouse.

He is charged with two separate crimes unrelated to his wife's disappearance.  Jacque Waller has been missing since June 1.

Waller is set to be back in court on August 23 at 8:30 a.m.

Waller has been charged with a class B felony of stealing by deceit.

The stealing by deceit charge stems from an investigation of Waller appropriating a check in the amount of $55,000 from the Delta Companies on or about April 23, 2010 with the purpose to deprive them of the money, according to Cape Police.

Police say the money was an advance to be used on a construction project to purchase building materials and made representations which were false and know to be false and the Delta Companies representatives relied on those facts.

In a separate unrelated charge, Waller is charged with the class A misdemeanor of harassment. Police say the harassment charge stems from a complaint in that on or around July 27, 2011, in Cape Girardeau County, Waller for the purpose of frightening told Gary Hill that he was going to kill him and was "coming to get you right now."

Waller's bond was set at $55,000 cash only on the felony stealing case and $5,000 only on the harassment charge.

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