Charges have been dismissed against former Harrison County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Megan Pinson Grigsby, who was suspended without pay by the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct in May 2019 after being arrested and indicted on allegations of theft and abuse of official capacity.

The motion to dismiss the case was filed Thursday by Carl Dorrough, who represented the state.

“The defendant has resigned from her elective office,” the prosecutor wrote in the motion to dismiss states.

Also on Thursday, presiding Judge Rebecca Simpson granted the order of dismissal.

Grigsby, 35, of Marshall, was arrested in May 2019, following an indictment, and charged with theft more than $2,500, but less than $30,000. She was also charged with abuse of official capacity more than or equal to $1,500, but less than $20,000.

The indictments accused the then-elected official of stealing funds in her capacity, starting around Oct. 31, 2017, and continuing until about July 31, 2018.

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