Arlington owner makes surprise court appearance; pleads guilty
Published: July 17,2013
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NATCHEZ — Historic Arlington owner Dr. Tom Vaughan of Jackson made a surprise appearance in Natchez Municipal Court and pleaded guilty to failure to maintain property.
Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem Tony Heidelberg tells The Natchez Democrat Vaughan did not show up for his actual court date on July 1. Heidelberg said Vaughan told him Monday that he thought he asked the court to schedule the court date for Monday because he was not available July 1.
Heidelberg said he was not aware Vaughan would be appearing in court until he walked in and saw him sitting in the courtroom.
Heidelberg said Vaughan has until Aug. 19 to make “meaningful” repairs or work to the property. The code violation to which Vaughan pleaded guilty specifically deals with overgrown lots.
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