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.”
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Statement from the Louisiana High School Officials Association
Statement from the Greater New Orleans Football Officials Association