Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Judge-Executive Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges

Tuesday afternoon, Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley pleaded not guilty on all counts. According to reports he's being released on home incarceration.

Conley, elected in 2003, was arrested and charged with four counts of mail fraud, one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds, and one count of conspiring to launder money.

The news comes just months after FBI agents raided Conley's Morgan County home and office.

That indictment states that Judge Conley accepted gifts and payment from Kenneth Lee Gambill and Ruth Gambill, owners of a Salyersville construction company, in exchange for construction projects in Morgan County.

Kenneth Gambill is expected to be arraigned on December 30th, and the US Attorneys say there is no word on when Ruth Gambill will first appear in court.