Higgins was indicted on three counts of mail fraud, two counts of wire fraud and two counts of tampering with a witness.
Indictments in the federal investigation of public corruption in the Dayton region were announced in April 2019 and additional indictments were announced later that year.
Brian Higgins, Clayton Luckie, Joey Williams, and Roshawn Winburn
Three people indicted in the investigation were convicted and sentenced to prison.
They are: former Dayton City Commissioner Joey D. Williams, 55, of Dayton; former state Rep. Clayton Luckie, 58, of Dayton; and former Dayton city employee RoShawn Winburn, 47, of Huber Heights. Luckie served his term, and Williams was released early last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winburn was supposed to be begin serving his six-month sentence on Sept. 6 but on Monday U.S. Attorney Vipal J. Patel requested that Windburn’s prison report date be moved to Jan. 10.
Dayton demolition contractor Steve Rauch. DAN PASCIAK/STAFF
Green Star Trucking, owned by former Trotwood Mayor Joyce Sutton Cameron, and Steve Rauch Inc., owned by Steve Rauch of Germantown, pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to engage in mail fraud and were fined.
Joyce Sutton Cameron is the owner of Green Star Trucking Inc. and former Trotwood mayor. She was mayor from March 2010 to Jan. 2, 2016.
In exchange for the plea, charges were dropped against Rauch, 66; Cameron, 72; and her husband, James Cameron, 82, of Trotwood.
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