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Judges: bribery scandal cancels DWI plea deals

Two Lafayette City Court judges say drunken driving plea deals involving a private investigator’s alleged bribes cannot be used as the basis for later, more serious second-offense DWI charges.

 

Judges Douglas Saloom and Francie Bouillion made that ruling together last week in DWI cases involving bribes allegedly paid by private investigator Robert Williamson, The Advocate reports.

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