The judge dismissed the lawsuit against the trustee of Round Rock

A former Round Rock resident filed a lawsuit against Trustee Daniel Weston in April.

ROUND ROCK, Texas – A Williamson County judge dismissed an April lawsuit against a Round Rock ISD school board member accused of bribery and sending classified emails, according to a report from KVUE media partners at the University of Round Rock, Texas. did. Austin American-Statesman.

Judge James Morgan cited lack of jurisdiction as a reason to dismiss the suit that sought to remove trustee Daniel Weston from office.

“Weston sent confidential district emails to individuals involved in litigation against the school district and also accepted donations from some of them,” Stateman, former Round Rock resident Joseph McCullough, said in his lawsuit. It has been reported. He also accused him of bribery in giving sponsors access to the same emails that should have been obtained through a public information request.

Related: New lawsuit accuses Round Rock ISD trustee of misconduct and incompetence

Morgan said in an email Wednesday to Weston and McCullough’s attorney that the allegations are not a legal issue but a political one that voters should decide when the next election comes, the Statesman reported.

The Statesman also reported that a Thursday email from Weston McCullough, “an ally of the current board majority and [he] He didn’t provide any evidence of wrongdoing, just throwing goals.”

In June, a law firm hired by the school board said in a report that Weston “likely” violated local board policies and the law in sending private zone emails, the Statesman reported.

To learn more, Read the full Statesman report.

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