The Sun Herald updates the Scott Walker saga: Drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Scott Walker mug shot / The Sun Herald

Given the recent google searches on Scott Walker that landed here on Slabbed I was very happy to see that Sun Herald reporter Margaret Baker updated this continuing story with the latest details today. Here is a snippet: 

Municipal Court Judge Matthew Mestayer said Wednesday he and the city’s prosecuting attorney are recusing themselves from the misdemeanor drunken-driving case of former mayoral candidate and local businessman Scott Walker. 

Mestayer contacted four other local judges to hear the case, but they also had conflicts of interest. So Mestayer said he’s following state statutes and transferring the case to Jackson County Justice Court. Continue reading “The Sun Herald updates the Scott Walker saga: Drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.”

Slabbed catches up with Scott Walker. His trial in DC rescheduled to August.

Scott Walker / The Sun Herald

 

Margaret Baker at the Sun Herald had the latest skinny on Mississippi east coast’s most famous drunk in former Ocean Springs mayoral candidate Scott Walker for yesterday’s paper.  Before I share the news on the outcome of today’s hearing, let’s visit with that story to catch up as we fast forward from April and Walker’s arrests on DUI and simple assault charges: 

Former mayoral candidate and Coast businessman Scott J. Walker is slated to go to trial Monday in Washington on allegations he assaulted a staffer of U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s office in April, according to court records. 

Court records show prosecutors Tuesday had filed a request for a delay in the case, which was granted Thursday. Prosecutors then withdrew their request for the delay, records show. The trial is expected to move forward as planned. 

Walker, 30, was arrested April 11 at The Ritz-Carlton hotel on attempted possession of a prohibited weapon and simple assault. 

He is accused of assaulting Eleanor D. Kelly, 27. 

Kelly is a staffer for Senator Wicker who had the misfortune of hooking up with Walker not Continue reading “Slabbed catches up with Scott Walker. His trial in DC rescheduled to August.”

New details emerge about Scott Walker’s violent side. Senator Wicker staffer phone whipped and punched with closed fist.

Scott Walker / The Sun Herald

This Scott Walker update brought to you by Lt Gov Phil Bryant: If he’s warm and Republican he’s good enough for the people in Ocean Springs

Margaret Baker is all over the unfolding Scott Walker meltdown with new details about his arrest in Washington DC for assaulting Senator Roger Wicker staffer Eleanore Kelly. I think it is very clear Scott has problems that go way beyond simple boozing to a place far more sinister. And to think, with the full backing of the state and local GOP political machine, this thug came within 96 votes of becoming the Mayor of Oceans Springs. 

Margaret Baker has the skinny

Former mayoral candidate and local businessman Scott J. Walker assaulted a staffer of U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s with a telephone in a Washington, D.C., hotel room in the early morning hours of April 11, according to an affidavit filed in the case. 

Walker was charged with simple assault and attempted possession of a prohibited weapon, the weapon of which was identified in the court record as a hotel phone. Continue reading “New details emerge about Scott Walker’s violent side. Senator Wicker staffer phone whipped and punched with closed fist.”