Wife of Transit Workers President in Texas Pleads Guilty; Receives Sentence

City busOn September 10, Janice Muriel Williams, wife of former Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1635 President Bobby Earl Williams, pleaded guilty in Dallas County, Texas Criminal District Court to check forgery. She then was sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine, $75 in restitution, and court costs. She had been indicted in April on one count of forgery from the Dallas union in the amount of $1,431. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.