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Basil Marceaux has lengthy Criminal Court appearance record

NASHVILLE — Basil Marceaux Sr., the Chattanooga Republican candidate for governor whose unconventional political views have attracted national attention, has been in and out of Hamilton County Criminal Court since 1993, county records show.

Many of the 19 cases involved misdemeanor traffic infractions. Marceaux, 57, was found not guilty by reason of insanity on July 25, 2005, in seven cases involving mostly traffic offenses ranging from driving an unregistered vehicle to failing to have insurance, according to court records.

In previous years, he had been found guilty in a case involving vandalism and possession of drug paraphernalia. He once was arrested for theft, records show.

In a Tuesday evening interview, Marceaux, who appeared Monday night on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmer Live!” television show, said his traffic infractions for offenses such as speeding, auto registration a

Added: Aug-4-2010 Occurred On: Aug-4-2010
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