Lone Star police chief: Mayor kept councilman from being arrested
Lone Star — The Lone Star police chief said Wednesday that a city councilman was able to avoid arrest on outstanding warrants for years because he was instructed by the mayor not to serve them.
Documents obtained by the News-Journal show arrest warrants for Earl Corban Alexander were issued July 30, 2010, by the Lone Star Municipal Court for violation of the city’s substandard building ordinance after he failed to pay $328 in fines for not taking care of his property.
A copy of the ticket issued to Alexander by Police Chief Larry Fleet on May 24, 2010 — and signed by Alexander — shows the councilman had been cited for the property’s condition three times in five years.
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