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Ex-Rep. Jones facing 10 fraud felonies (access required)

Russ Jones (file photo)Former Rep. Russ Jones was indicted April 18 in Maricopa County on 10 felony counts stemming from his 2006 reelection campaign and allegations he fraudulently claimed to circulate election petitions. The Republican from Yuma was charged with nine counts of presenting a false instrument for filing, a class six felony, and one count ...

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