Trooper pleads guilty to lying during divorce proceedings

Trooper pleads guilty to lying during divorce proceedings
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NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A trooper has pleaded guilty to perjury for allegedly lying during his divorce proceedings.

Trooper Richard Hill, out of Shelby County, pleaded guilty in a Nacogdoches County courtroom on Friday. He agreed to 12 months deferred adjudication. Hill must also surrender his peace officer license and pay a $750 fine.

Hill also agreed to pay $237 in court costs and to donate $200 to the food back.

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In June, Hill admitted that part of his testimony in his divorce proceedings wasn’t truthful. Hill reportedly lied about missing speakers from a red truck awarded to his ex-wife, Jima Hill, among other things.

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