Beaumont solo John S. Morgan faces a disciplinary lawsuit after he pleaded no contest in a case that accused him of lying that people in the district attorney’s office smoked pot and “skimmed” it from drug cases.

On April 4, 2014, Morgan pleaded nolo contendere to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report to a peace officer. He admitted by sworn affidavit that a Beaumont Police Department detective interviewed him in April 2012, said the Aug. 25 petition in Commission for Lawyer Discipline v. Morgan, filed in Jefferson County District Court.

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