DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis has been indicted, per WSB TV. This is breaking news and we’ll get details and post when available.
UPDATE by Buzz: Here’s this from WSB TV’s website:
Embattled CEO Burrell Ellis was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday.
DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James is holding a news conference to announce the charges at 5:15 p.m. Channel 2 Action News crews will be at the DeKalb County Courthouse following developments.
Earlier this year, agents took computers and other evidence from Ellis’ Stone Mountain home. Investigators said they believe Ellis may have knowledge about employees fired from Watershed Management for taking bribes as well as bid-rigging for county contracts.
UPDATE 2. More from WSB via Twitter:
MORE INFO: Indictment includes 15 charges ranging from false statements, theft by taking.
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) June 18, 2013
UPDATE by Hassinger: Copy of the indictment here. (pdf)