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Former Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa indicted

Former Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa indicted
Posted: Mar 12, 2018
Categories: Front Page, Crime
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From District Attorney Scott Perrilloux

Amite- Former Independence mayor, Michael Ragusa, was indicted by Tangipahoa Parish Grand Jury today for one count of Malfeasance in Office, according to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux.

The indictment stems from allegations set out in audits performed by the Louisiana Legislative Auditors and subsequently investigated by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office.

Judge Charlotte Foster accepted the report of the Grand Jury and set Mr. Ragusa’s bond at $5,000.00.

Mr. Ragusa’s arraignment will be scheduled once he is booked and bonded.