Officials waive arraignment

Officials waive arraignment

There are 4 comments on the Gilmer Mirror story from Feb 13, 2011, titled Officials waive arraignment. In it, Gilmer Mirror reports that:

Three elected Upshur County officials who were recently indicted on misdemeanor charges formally waived their right to arraignment Thursday and pleaded not guilty in writing, said District Attorney Billy Byrd.

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Stevo

Mount Pleasant, TX

#1 Feb 13, 2011
Local residents state that months ago, Gilmer County Judge, Dean Folwer was asked to find other office space and to move out of the offices owned by area Attorney Matthew Patton. Local residents state that Fowler had participated in questionable activities and Patton wanted to distance himself from Fowler. Fowler later was involved in a Grand Jury indictment for official suppression and other charges as well as had been the local media clown on area television and newspaper articles for his kangaroo court activities that involve the judge name calling county commissioners, overpaying an area attorney with tax money for duplicate expense reports, etc. amongst other activities that are beneath the maturity and experience level of a person in the county judge position, especially one that is suppose to be a licensed attorney.
Jenna

Mount Pleasant, TX

#2 Feb 14, 2011
Smart move on Pattons part.
Thejudgesaid

Mount Pleasant, TX

#3 Feb 15, 2011
I agree
Sarah Beth

Mount Pleasant, TX

#4 Feb 16, 2011
I heard his wife had kicked him out a while back. Is this true?

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