JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two Hardeman County individuals accused of trying to influence the vote of a juror.
At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Special Agents began investigating Cecilia Shawn Hadley (DOB 12-15-60, of Bolivar) and Delbert Louis Pattat, Jr. (DOB 4-6-64, of Toone) in September 2016. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information the cousins participated in an effort to influence a juror’s vote in a DUI case in Hardeman County.
On Monday, May 1st, the Hardeman County Grand Jury returned indictments, charging Hadley and Pattat with one count each of Improper Influence of a Juror. Authorities subsequently booked them into the Hardeman County Jail, after which they were released on their own recognizance.