Mayors, police chief make first appearance before judge

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Posted: Jul 8, 2010 5:36 PM by Heather Harel
Updated: Jul 8, 2010 5:49 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: New Roads Mayor Tommy Nelson, Jr., racketeering, White Castle Mayor Maurice Brown, Police Chief Mario Brown, mail and wire fraud

The mayor of New Roads and the mayor and police chief of White Castle made their first appearance before a federal judge. All three were indicted yesterday for accepting money to promote a private business.

New Roads Mayor Tommy Nelson, Jr. is charged with racketeering. White Castle Mayor Maurice Brown and his brother, Police Chief Mario Brown, face the same charge and mail and wire fraud.

News 2’s Michael Shingleton tells us why they’re free tonight.

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