In court for arraignment on 1 charge, arrested on another - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

In court for arraignment on 1 charge, arrested on another

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The legal problems for a man facing a felony bank fraud charge in connection with a highly touted Louisiana development project became more complicated after he showed up for his arraignment.

The Town Talk of Alexandria reports that Roger Dale Boggs arrived for his arraignment in Alexandria on Friday without an attorney. He asked for a delay and a judge re-set the arraignment for July 23.

But Boggs was then arrested on a fugitive warrant out of Lafayette.

The newspaper reports the Lafayette case involves a charge of unauthorized use of a moveable property.

Boggs gained notoriety in Rapides (rap-EEDS') Parish with a promise to build a $1.5 billion plant in Pineville. The plan, announced in 2015, never materialized.

Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, http://www.thetowntalk.com

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