Sunday, February 14, 2010

Say it ain't so

Its very sad to hear this.

Judge Prohl is and was a well-respected jurist.

I hope this is all just a mistake and that the ending will go well for him.

Retired judge indicted over travel expenses
By Zeke MacCormack - Express-News 
Former state District Court Judge E. Karl Prohl was indicted on a felony charge of theft by a public servant concerning $34,706 received from public coffers, reportedly for travel-related expenses, records show.

Prohl, who retired in September after 18 years on the bench, was booked into the Kerr County Jail Friday evening and released on a personal recognizance bond.

“He's distressed about the publicity, but he feels like he'll be exonerated,” said defense attorney Roy O. Minton.

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