Friday, June 30, 2006

Scorched

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.

1 Comments:

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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