State of Georgia files motion asking judge to disqualify DA Mark Jones’ defense attorney

Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 4:39 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The State of Georgia filed a new motion today in the criminal case against Columbus District Attorney Mark Jones.

The motion asks the judge to disqualify Attorney Chris Breault as Jones’ defense attorney because he is a material witness.

Jones is charged with bribery and influencing a witness.

Breault says in a statement:

The motion hearing will be held this Thursday and the trial is scheduled for November 8.

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