Brandon Hughes

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Audit reveals Lee County DA’s office under Brandon Hughes failed in seven areas to comply with state laws

An audit completed by the State Department of Examiners of Public Accounts found multiple occurences of noncompliance and impermissible expenditures in the Lee County District Attorney’s Office from September 2018 to November 2020, when now-suspended District Attorney Brandon Hughes led the office. The audit lays out seven instances of noncompliance...
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Attorney General’s Office Announces Indictment of Brandon Hughes

The Attorney General’s office announced that Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes has been indicted* by a Montgomery County grand jury on a charge of first-degree perjury. Hughes has been on suspension from his position as district attorney following his previous indictment by a Lee County grand jury on multiple other counts.
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Another charge for Brandon Hughes: Suspended Lee County DA indicted on perjury charge

A Montgomery County grand jury indicted suspended Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes on a first-degree perjury charge on March 5, according to court documents. Hughes, who was elected as district attorney in 2016, self-reported a possible ethics violation to the Alabama Ethics Commission in 2020. The perjury charge comes from statements Hughes made to the commission regarding a sexual discrimination claim to his office from a former assistant district attorney.
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