Villalba Calls For Independent Audit of DA’s Office

State Rep. Jason Villalba announced yesterday that he is calling for an independent audit of the Dallas County District Attorney’s office by the State Auditor’s office due to recent allegations of DA Craig Watkins improperly using public funds and improper operation of a county-owned vehicle.

Apparently, Watkins rear-ended another vehicle on the Tollway while driving a county-owned vehicle to a speaking engagement at the Park Cities Club on Feb. 5 and then used office funds to settle the arrangement.

“If Mr. Watkins has violated the law, he should be held responsible, Villalba said in a statement.

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