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Scathing comptroller report released
Jimmy Wayne Poss
Mayor Jimmy Poss
A scathing state comptroller report criticizing Smithville Mayor Jimmy Poss for hiring his son has been released on the heels of indictments rendered by the grand jury charging the Poss’ with theft.The report from the Comptroller of Treasury came out just a day after Poss and his son, Anthony Poss were arrested on felony charges of theft over $2,500. The mayor was charged with an additional count of official misconduct. The Poss’ are to be in court Aug. 6 for arraignment which is coincidentally the same day of the next meeting of the board of mayor and aldermen.