It took a jury less than thirty minutes of deliberation to find Brookshire’s Mayor, Eric Scott, Not Guilty November 28. The decision was unanimous.

Scott had been placed on trial after a complaint was filed by City Secretary Claudia Harrison that claimed he assaulted her with his office door in June of 2017. Scott had been offered a Plea Bargain by the Waller County District Attorney’s Office but refused the offer and continued to maintain his innocence in the matter. The refusal of the Plea Bargain took the matter to trial.

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