Republican D.A. Locke Bell offered Michael Aaron Lay a "deferred prosecution" deal, which means that if he did some community service and didn't get into trouble for a year the charges would be dismissed.For more on Michael Aaron Lay's voter fraud case with its ties to Patrick McHenry as both roommate and staffer look here and here and here and here and here.
Apparently Mr. Lay is a "true believer" and Mr. Lay's attorney told Mr. Bell where to shove his deal. So barring further developments Mr. Lay should appear in Courtroom 4C on Thursday before Superior Court Judge Tim Patti for his arraignment.
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
McHenry staffer Lay turns down deal
This is from a confidential source and has yet to be confirmed: