24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site


Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Former New Orleans State Rep Charged with Theft and Mismanagement of Funds

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for former New Orleans state Rep. Sherman Copelin Jr. charging him withtheft and misapplication of payment in the amount of $832,421. Investigators obtained the warrant on Friday, according to Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.