05 February 2011

ball mayor roy hebron plead guilty and resigned today

gannett.the town talk excerpt:

Ball Mayor Roy Hebron pleads guilty, resigns

Longtime Ball Mayor Roy Hebron pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today, Jan. 5, to one count of conspiracy to commit fraud in a case prosecutors said was a scheme to overbill a federal agency after Hurricane Gustav in 2008.

Hebron also has resigned as mayor, sending a letter to Secretary of State Tom Schedler saying the resignation was effective at noon today, Hebron’s attorney Mike Small said.


U.S. District Judge Dee Drell, who accepted both guilty pleas today, has set sentencing for Hebron and Kimball for May 6. ~ read more

hebron was just reelected ball, mayor on 02 october 2010.