Appalachia "Pork Rind" mayor released from jail
Ben Ellis Cooper - 243 charges - Guilty - Released.
Ben Ellis Cooper, who pleaded guilty to 243 charges related to a rigged 2004 Appalachia town election, has been behind bars in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield since March 4. Cooper was one of more than a dozen town residents and officials nabbed in a voter fraud scheme designed to load Town Council with select candidates for personal and political gain. Cooper was sentenced to two years in jail. LINK
C'mon guys! Give him a break. He has been locked up for over six months. It's time for some home monitoring instead. Hell, he made Appalachia famous!