WVa Corruption Charges

FILE -In this Wednesday, April 3, 2013 file photo, Mingo County Commissioner David Baisden speaks to a journalist as law enforcement officers and emergency service personnel converge on the scene of the shooting in downtown Williamson, W.Va. In an information filed Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, federal prosecutors claim Baisden conspired with Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury, Prosecutor Michael Sparks and now-deceased Sheriff Eugene Crum to stop a confidential informant from telling federal agents that he provided narcotics to the sheriff. Baisden was not charged in the information filed Thursday, but he previously was charged with extortion in a separate case. Federal prosecutors signaled Wednesday that he has agreed to plead guilty.   (AP Photo/Williamson Daily News, Kyle Lovern, File)
FILE -In this Wednesday, April 3, 2013 file photo, Mingo County Commissioner David Baisden speaks to a journalist as law enforcement officers and emergency service personnel converge on the scene of the shooting in downtown Williamson, W.Va. In an information filed Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, federal prosecutors claim Baisden conspired with Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury, Prosecutor Michael Sparks and now-deceased Sheriff Eugene Crum to stop a confidential informant from telling federal agents that he provided narcotics to the sheriff. Baisden was not charged in the information filed Thursday, but he previously was charged with extortion in a separate case. Federal prosecutors signaled Wednesday that he has agreed to plead guilty.   (AP Photo/Williamson Daily News, Kyle Lovern, File)

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