STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Trial date set for Limestone County sheriff accused of theft and ethics violations

Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely

A judge set Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely’s trial for March 29.

Posted: Dec 7, 2020 2:28 PM
Updated: Dec 7, 2020 2:42 PM

Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely’s defense team is growing as he heads toward trial in 2021.

Court records show Blakely retained five attorneys to represent him on 11 theft and ethics charges.

A judge set Blakely’s trial for March 29. It was originally scheduled for March of 2020 but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 10-term sheriff remains in office despite being indicted more than a year ago. He pleaded not guilty in November of 2019.

Huntsville
Partly Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 67°
Florence
Partly Cloudy
65° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 65°
Fayetteville
Partly Cloudy
62° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 62°
Decatur
Partly Cloudy
64° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 64°
Scottsboro
Partly Cloudy
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 70°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

Community Events