Covington Mayor Mike Cooper says charges will be dropped against arrested referees

Charges Dropped Against High School Officials

Mayor Mike Cooper, Covington, La., announced Thursday that charges will be dropped against two arrested football referees, who were detained during a high school game on October 11, 2013, for “public intimidation” of a police officer. Newly-sworn Police Chief Tim Lentz said, “We apologize with all of our hearts for the events that took place Friday night. It should’ve been handled differently.”

Go here to see the Mayor’s press conference.

Find more coverage here.

Statement from the Louisiana High School Officials Association

Statement from the Greater New Orleans Football Officials Association

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