Trial date set for Caddo Commissioner, sister facing money laundering charges

Cawthorne, sister plead not guilty to fraud

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Caddo Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne and his sister both pleaded not guilty to eighteen additional counts of money laundering on Thursday, March 21.

A motion hearing was also set for Cawthorne, 51 and Belena Turner, 47 for April 11.

The siblings were charged last year, accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a summer feeding program from 2011 to 2015.

The pair’s trial date has been set for Aug. 5, 2019.

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