Former Waurika mayor, husband sentenced

William and Carole Eakin.
William and Carole Eakin.(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 10:37 AM CDT
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WAURIKA, Okla. (KSWO) - The former mayor of Waurika and her husband have been sentenced in a case dating back to 2019.

Carole and William Eakin were accused of creating fake documents and presenting them to a judge while defending a client in court.

According to court documents, authorities alleged the pair created a false lease agreement and had it signed and notarized before presenting it to a judge.

The husband and wife were arrested in January 2019.

The pair then faced a jury trial this month.

William was found guilty of offering fraudulent evidence, offering false instrument for recordation and conspiracy, while Carole was found guilty of offering fraudulent evidence and conspiracy.

The two were ordered to pay a $250 fine plus all court costs.

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