On Monday, February 11, Crawford County Circuit Judge Mike Medlock, ruled that since there is a pending case (Potter V. Holmes) in Scott County, that the fraud case in Crawford County will be dismissed.
Fred Potter filed fraud charges against Cassandra Holmes in the summer of 2018. Court documents showed that an out of state handwriting expert issued a detailed report supporting the alleged forgery.
Judge Medlock stated that “it is the opinion of this court that the
Potter’s ongoing legal battle against his niece will continue in a Scott County Court under Judge David McCormick.