Evidence Disclosed In Ex-Ouachita Sheriff’s Trial
MONROE, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have disclosed some evidence that will be used against former Ouachita Parish Sheriff Royce Toney in his upcoming trial.
In a court filings, The News-Star reports the government states it will use documents related to the internal affairs interview of Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw, Toney's laptop computer, documents from Toney's personnel file, video of Mashaw's internal affairs interview and emails between Toney and Kim Leija — Toney's former chief of staff.
A federal grand jury indicted Toney Feb. 22 on one count of conspiracy, nine counts of computer fraud, nine counts of identity theft, one count of obstruction of a federal investigation and one count of obstruction by retaliating against a victim.
Trial is scheduled for Sept. 13.