Constable releases statement of innocence after arrest Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County, Headline on May 18, 2016 by Publisher Photo by Dave A. Vance (left) / Midlothian Police Department (right) Mike Jones (left) and Kenneth Singleton (right) were indicted on May 11 and arrested on May 13 on allegations regarding the use of county equipment.ELLIS COUNTY — Constable Mike Jones for Precinct 4 and his chief deputy, Kenneth Singleton, are facing allegations related to the use of county property.According to information obtained by Ellis County Citizen, Jones is facing a class A misdemeanor charge for abuse of official capacity and Singleton is facing a felony charge for tampering with physical evidence with the intent to impair.Both men were indicted on May 11 and arrested Friday. They both posted bond and were released.The indictment accuses Jones of using county property to operate and advertise his personal, for-profit business and campaign for office. Singleton is accused of intentionally or knowingly deleting emails with the intent to impair the investigation.Jones posted a statement Monday to one of his Facebook pages stating he is innocent and apologized to his friends, family and constituents that his name and office are being drug through the mud.He stated he would not be releasing any additional statements and would likely take a break from Facebook while he handles the accusations. Jones has since temporarily deleted the Facebook page. You may also be interested in readingConstable Jones arrested againLawsuit filed to remove DA Patrick Wilson from office for official misconductCounty Judge takes aim at Constable over his support of the 2nd AmendmentMotion filed to remove DA from constable case2016 Ellis County Republican primary winners in contested racesConstable sticking to his guns after Dallas reporter puts him in his crosshairsCandidate for Constable uses photo of three-year-old without parents’ permissionEllis County Sheriff’s Office sets up Exchange ZoneDA clarifies same-sex marriage applications for Ellis CountySheriff pleads guilty and resigns ← Tempers flare as Red Oak goes to polls on Bond Election SaturdayRed Oak police investigating gas station robbery → You must log in to post a comment.