Did the FBI Meddle in Dallas Politics to Catch Corrupt Politicians?
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Authorities say it went down like this: A woman pulled up in a Corvette to hand former Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway some cash. The money, prosecutors say, came from Ruel Hamilton, part of a $3,000 payment to Caraway for help with permits related to a parking issue at one of his properties.
Hamilton will be in court for the next few weeks. Current and former local officials, such as City Council member Carolyn King Arnold and County Judge Clay Jenkins, will take the stand as prosecutors try to nab the local affordable housing developer on bribery charges. He’s alleged to have paid Carolyn Davis and Dwaine Caraway for help on the City Council with his…