Tuesday, February 8, 2011

One suit settled

One suit down, one to go.

Ex-deputy, Bandera settle whistle-blower suit
Ex-deputy one of two who claimed firing was illegal.
By Zeke MacCormack

Settlement terms have been reached in one of two federal suits against Bandera County and Sheriff Weldon Tucker by former deputies who claim their firings were illegal.

Scott A. Sharp's whistle-blower suit was slated for trial this week in U.S. District Court in San Antonio, but a continuance was granted after the parties announced they'd reached “an amicable resolution” in mediation Friday.

The terms of the settlement, which the court wants finalized by Feb. 28, remained secret Monday.

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