Theft Trial Begins

Testimony started Tuesday morning in the felony theft trial of a former Nacogdoches County Justice of the Peace. Hubert Johnson is accused of taking money from Precinct One.

Nacogdoches County Judge Sue Kennedy began the testimony. Auditor Clara Flores provided bookkeeping details. A total of $60,000 was missing from the office.

Texas Ranger Tom Davis, the chief investigator, also testified. The trial is expected to end Wednesday.