Thursday, September 22, 2005

Former Southwest City Clerk waives preliminary hearing

A 10 a.m. Oct. 31 arraignment is scheduled in Newton County Circuit Court for former Southwest City Clerk Dehonna Shields, who was bound over for trial after waiving her preliminary hearing this morning in the court's lower division.
Ms. Shields is charged with three counts of forgery and two counts of theft in connection with embezzlement of city funds. The theft was discovered during a state audit.

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