Friday, June 30, 2006


The Alabama Fire College scandal that's been simmering since late 2004 claimed its first public official today when state Rep. Bryant Melton, D-Tuscaloosa, pleaded guilty to two federal crimes and a state felony count in connection with the investigation, which revealed that he took $68,000 of state money for personal use. Melton won his primary race earlier this month, but the felony plea nonetheless will oust him from the Legislature.


Blogger King Cockfight said...

And so ends the career of a man known for looking awkward on campaign posters.

9:16 PM  

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