Coghill The Con

Thomas Coghill, Jr. - Con Man, Convict, Conspirator

Don Melcher's Blog – July 2009 Archive (3)

New Councel Requests Continuance

Well, what a surprise! Attorney John Edwards has filed a request with the Court asking for a continuance so that he can get up to speed. We have known all along that junior would drag this out until he hired a real attorney to represent him at trial, and thus the need for a continuance and a chance to delay the inevitable, another spin in the pen. It remains to be seen how Judge Moon will rule, but we suspect a new court date is probable. Too bad. We were hoping junior would be locked up again… Continue

Added by Don Melcher on July 23, 2009 at 5:59pm — 2 Comments

Co-councel Added for Upcoming Trial

As expected, junior has hired an attorney to work with his Public Defender (Notice of Appearance posted on PACER today) begging the question... why did he need, or get, a public defender in the first place. CTC believes the Public Defender was a set-up to create a last minute dodge. We will see if the new attorney, one John E. Edwards of Roanoke, is used as a delaying tactic, and if Judge Moon bites.

It makes one wonder if Attorney Edwards knows what he is in for. (note to Edwards:… Continue

Added by Don Melcher on July 22, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Letter Sent to Judge Moon to Rescind Probation

I have added a document to the photo section, my recent letter to Judge Moon detailing Coghill's probation violations. The violations that we are aware of are an arrest for Public Intoxication and an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated, both in the first half of this year. The Conditions of Release clearly state that Coghill is not to violate any federal, state or local law, and that he is to refrain from the use of any alcohol. I would guess that this is the tip of the iceberg, and that… Continue

Added by Don Melcher on July 1, 2009 at 5:48pm — No Comments



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