Former judge/executive Wallace Taylor from Estill County appeared before a judge today for the charges alleging he stole around $38,000 from the county. Taylor had been indicted for abuse of a public trust.
Taylor served for 15 years as judge/executive of Estill County, and had been a frequent guest on WBONtv.
Taylor allegedly cashed checks made out to himself using Estill County money.
Statement from Beshear and original WBONtv story from last August can be read here.
Wbontv reached out to Taylor for comment but received no response. No trial date as been set.