Former Poplar Bluff Mayor in Court

March 15, 2007--Posted at 9:40 pm CDT

Poplar Bluff- A former Region 8 Mayor stood trial today.

Former Poplar Bluff Mayor Scott Faughn appeared before a jury today. He's been found guilty of 3 counts of forgery for taking money out of the Highway 67 corporation account and putting it into his personal account.

The jury recommends a fine instead of jail time and also an investigation into his background. His sentencing date will be May 14.