A grand jury has indicted the mayor and
nine city employees in the southern Dallas County town of Hutchins on criminal
The indictments come after a 16-month
investigation by the district attorney's office and Hutchins police.
Mayor Artis Johnson is charged with
criminal conspiracy and abuse of official capacity. City secretary Janis
Daniels was indicted on theft charges, and eight current or former Hutchins
public works employees are facing charges for engaging in organized criminal
Police have not released any information on what kind of criminal
activity the group was involved in.
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