Former Pilot J President Mark Hazelwood was arraigned on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud as well as witness tampering in a nearly three-year investigation. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton allowed Hazelwood to go free under standard conditions of release, restricting his travel to Knoxville and Nashville.
Defense attorney Rusty Hardin entered a not guilty plea on Hazelwood’s behalf.
Read the Knoxville News Sentinel story here.
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