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Former Orleans judge faces racketeering indictment

Former Orleans judge faces racketeering indictment

Bell surrendered to Jefferson Parish authorities months ago. (Source: FOX 8 photo) Bell surrendered to Jefferson Parish authorities months ago. (Source: FOX 8 photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A former Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judge faces indictment in connection with an auto theft scheme.

According to our partners at Nola.com|The Times-Picayune, a grand jury determined Feb. 23 the case against David Bell can move forward. Bell surrendered to Jefferson Parish authorities months ago.

Prosecutors say Bell was a co-owner of a scrap yard on Old Gentilly Road. They think he and members of an auto theft ring used the yard to get rid of stolen vehicles.

Bell faces charges of racketeering.

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