He certainly seemed to have some connections with the right people in town but in the end, justice has prevailed and former Las Vegas foster father, Marvie Hill, will go to trial.
Initially, there was a warrant out for Marvie Hill’s arrest because one of his foster children made allegations of abuse against Marvie Hill. And Marvie was nowhere to be found.
Detectives even knew his street hangouts but still couldn’t find him. Finally he was found and it seems like he was doing a very good job of pulling strings with city officials.
The man who was a licensed foster parent was facing more allegations but it seems, he and his lawyers were pulling strings in the background.
Even though Hill had an warrant, he somehow with the assistance of his lawyer, was able to finagle a prearranged deal before he even appeared in court.
He was able to get a guaranteed bond of $40,000 that was paid for before he even appeared in court and he was guaranteed a release.
Two of Hill’s accusers, Joseph Lewellyn and Robert Hill, testified at a preliminary hearing.
One of the accusers sister says her brother is making up allegations against Hill due to a financial dispute.
The judge ruled that there is enough evidence to bring the case to trial.
Hill is the president of Unity Family Services Inc., a mental health and behavioral treatment foster care agency, however the website has been incomplete for over 2 years.
Hill had faced previous allegations of abuse but was released due to a paperwork issue.
The Clark County Department of Family Services has since suspended Hill’s license to provide foster care and removed all children from his home.
The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that Hill filed a District Court lawsuit last year against Family Services for restricting his foster care license, with the intent to revoke it, after receiving more than a dozen complaints about his care .
Hill’s business partner, Eddie Wormwood, is also on trial facing similar allegations.
Hill will now have his day in court and it seems his connections to receive preferential treatment have vanished for now.
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Both Hill and Wornwood will appear in court on November 6th.