Former Lincoln Fire Chief Lawsuit Trial Begins

A Civil Bench Trial on a lawsuit by former Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 Chief Dennis Ford began this morning at Third Judicial (Lincoln, Union Parishes) District Court in Ruston.

Hearing the case is Division A Judge Cynthia Woodard.

Ford sued the agency for “comp time,” insurance costs, and penalties. He is demanding almost $500 thousand, plus attorney fees.

Among those testifying this morning was Ford and former fire district commission Chairman Tom Thompson. Ford’s attorney is Daniel Street of Monroe.

Defending is Assistant District Attorney Jeff Robinson.

Trial will resume tomorrow at 9:00 AM, Courtroom A, Lincoln Parish Court House.

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One Response to “Former Lincoln Fire Chief Lawsuit Trial Begins”

  1. SocialJustUs Says:

    I hope Ford gets what he deserves: nothing. He was robbing the fire district and Thompson was helping him do it.

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