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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Gilmer Mirror.


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.

Mount Pleasant, TX

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

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?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Gilmer Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Jessica Cargil (Jun '15) 10 hr Xoxo 20
Wierd things in gilmer Texas Tue Farealm 3
Quality Aug 18 Tim h 1
Review: Vista College (Apr '12) Aug 17 Maan 27
Why are women in this town so damn rude to wait... Aug 16 Common sense aint... 2
Review: Happy Days Kennel (Jul '11) Aug 5 morris 6
News Henderson man jailed after police find almost 1... (Apr '09) Jul 26 Matt 47

Gilmer Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Gilmer Mortgages