Jay Town confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Northern District
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. —
On August 3rd, Jay Town confirmed to ABC 33/40's Lauren Walsh that the Senate just confirmed him as the U.S. Attorney for Alabama's Northern District. Town is serving as the prosecutor in the terrorism case against an Alabama man who allegedly planned to bomb buildings in the state.
Town released a statement saying he is "humbled and honored to continue to serve the great people of Alabama as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District."
In response to Jay Town being confirmed by the full Senate, Senator Shelby made the following statement:
“I am confident that Jay Town will be an exceptional United States Attorney for Alabama’s Northern District. He is qualified and committed to upholding the rule of law. His confirmation in the Senate is great news for Alabama.”