Lee County

Sentencing Set for Former Alabama DA Convicted of Felonies

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled sentencing for a former Alabama prosecutor who pleaded guilty to felony charges earlier this year. Judge Pamela Baschab set a hearing on Oct. 5 for former Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes, who pleaded guilty in June to perjury and using his office for personal gain. Hughes was automatically removed from office…

Former Alabama district attorney, Brandon Hughes, seeks to avoid prison

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – A former district attorney has asked a judge to keep him out of prison and allow him to serve his 10-month prison sentence on perjury and ethics charges in a community corrections program. Attorneys for former Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes last week filed a motion seeking a community corrections program placement. They argued that’s…