Thursday, December 23, 2010
Jetton charged with careless and imprudent driving, Sen. Crowell serving as his attorney
Jetton was charged with careless and imprudent driving in Butler County after being involved in an accident November 8. The case was investigated by the Highway Patrol.
His arraignment, initially scheduled for December 20, has been rescheduled to January 6, following a request by his attorney of record, Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau.
Jetton is also awaiting a February 3 trial in New Madrid County Circuit Court on a charge of assault involving accusations of rough sex with a Sikeston woman.
The former speaker also pleaded guilty in Laclede County Circuit Court April 23 to a misdemeanor traffic charge. According to online court records Jetton paid $10 fine after pleading guilty to a charge of operating his car without lights while using his windshield wipers. The stop was made by the Missouri Highway Patrol.