Former KY County Official Pleads Guilty

A former Kentucky county judge-executive has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $38,000 in state grant money.A statement from Attorney General Andy Beshear says 57-year-old Wallace Taylor accepted a deal Friday and pleaded guilty to one count of abuse of public trust under $10,000, a Class D felony.News outlets report Taylor served as Estill County judge-executive for 15 years.The statement says from December 2016 through March 2017, Taylor stole more than $38,000 in state grant money that belonged to the county.

Source: MG News

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