Special to SEGAZINE
A witness in a South Carolina corruption case testified Monday that DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson is linked to that trial currently underway.
As Channel 2 Action News first reported in April, two counts of that indictment involved the alleged solicitation of kickbacks by a DeKalb County official.
According to testimony on Monday, Watson was part of a restaurant meeting that included discussions of illegal payoffs.
The witness who testified Monday already pleaded guilty in connection with the case. He was a business associate of one of the defendants and said he attended that meeting at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Columbia, South Carolina, which several DeKalb County officials attended, including Watson