BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County Grand Jury has indicted Beaumont attorney Kenneth Leigh Parker, Jr. for Tampering with a Government Record.
According to a 12 News report, Parker allegedly created false court documents in a legal case involving his client, Dr. Saheed Ally.
In a written statement, Parker admits to scanning the signatures of District Judges Kent Walston (58th) and Milton Shuffield, who retired last year, onto the false documents – misrepresenting the outcome of the case.
Parker claimed full responsibility.
According to the report, when Dr. Ally’s wife attempted to file the court documents with the court clerk on Oct. 3, it was discovered that the documents were false.
Law enforcement was notified and an investigation was conducted, the report states. Parker was taken into custody on Jan. 13
Tampering with a Governmental Record is a state jail felony offense with a maximum penalty of 2 years confinement in a state jail, and up to 10,000 fine.