- Associated Press - Friday, January 9, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Jefferson County attorney’s office has offered a plea deal to two Metro Louisville officials arrested last week on misdemeanor charges.

Steven Rowland, the city’s chief financial officer, and City Council Majority Caucus Director Elizabeth Hoffman were arrested on Jan. 2 for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

Media report both would be required to perform 20 hours of community service, stay away from the location where they were arrested and admit there was enough evidence to prosecute the case. If they accept the deal and abide by conditions, the charges will be dismissed.

Both are scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 20.

County attorney spokeswoman Jessie Halladay says the offer “is consistent with what we would offer defendants with similar charges and no criminal history.”

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide