State Supreme Court turns down appeal of Gulfport child abuse conviction

February 9, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a Gulfport man who was sentenced to 40 years in prison for abusing a 2-year-old […]

Woman gets a year in jail for exploiting 92-year-old

February 13, 2013 in Statewide News

A Tupelo woman has been ordered to serve a year in prison for exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

Attorney General Jim Hood says Lucy Judon, 55, of Tupelo pleaded guilty at a hearing on Friday.

Judon was accused of taking over $22,000 from a 92-year-old woman she worked for as a private-sitter. She is also accused of opening credit card accounts in the woman’s name and making nearly $3,000 in charges.