Saturday, December 17, 2016

Polley waives hearing in financial scam cases

A former funeral home owner, charged with stealing from customers, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday and allowed the case against him to proceed.

Toby Polley, 47, is charged with five counts of financial exploitation of the elderly, a Class B felony; stealing by deceit, a Class C felony; violating the Missouri Preneed Funeral Contract Act, a Class C felony; and unlawful merchandising practices, a Class D felony.

Polley appeared in court Dec. 12 with his public defender Greg Moser. Polley signed a formal waiver that Moser provided to Associate Circuit Judge Lori Baskins.

Baskins explained to Polley that he has a right to a preliminary hearing, during which the prosecuting attorney must prove there is sufficient evidence, or probable cause, for the case to be bound over to the circuit court level, where it could eventually proceed to trial.  (Continue Reading)

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Polley waives hearing in financial scam cases

1 comment:

Monica said...

Stealing off of corpses?