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Hayti mayor has his court date moved to next year

Dec 03, 2012 -- 12:40pm


Hayti Mayor Bobby Watkins won’t appear in court again until next year!  The appearance is in regards to an incident that occurred earlier in the year where seven area residents including four former road and bridge department employees, two local businessman and Watkins were arrested for forgery and stealing.  According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Department during a three month investigation it was learned these individuals were being paid with county funds after false invoices were approved by the Pemiscot County Commission for approximately the last three years.  Watkins will appear before Judge Robert Mayer January 9th, 2013in Dunklin County.

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