U.S. Attorney Ken Taylor http://wfpl.org en Prosecutor Opposes Request for Seven Month Delay in Richie Farmer Trial http://wfpl.org/post/prosecutor-opposes-request-seven-month-delay-richie-farmer-trial <p></p><p>A federal prosecutor is objecting to a request by Richie Farmer’s attorney that the former agriculture commissioner’s criminal trial be delayed until February.</p><p>Farmer’s trial on charges of misappropriating government resources was originally set for July, but his attorney, Guthrie True, wants to move it until early next year, saying he needs more time to prepare.</p><p>But Assistant U.S. Attorney Ken Taylor filed a court brief this week asking that the trial be scheduled for sometime this fall,&nbsp; saying a delay until February would be excessive.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 20:09:15 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5346 at http://wfpl.org Prosecutor Opposes Request for Seven Month Delay in Richie Farmer Trial