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Land swindle in Kemah alleged in lawsuit against former mayor - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

August 22, 2014

Land swindle in Kemah alleged in lawsuit against former mayor

Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013 12:40 am | Updated: 12:55 pm, Thu Oct 31, 2013.

KEMAH — A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses a former Kemah mayor of conspiring with other officials to purchase property damaged by Hurricane Ike “for pennies on the dollar.” 

League City resident John Ray Melcher, the former owner of the now-closed Eagle Rider Motorcycle Rental USA at 310 Texas Ave., filed the lawsuit this week in Galveston’s U.S. District Court through his attorney Paul Houston LaValle.

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