One of Jackson’s best cheerleaders on trial for embezzlement

February 2, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Former Jackson City Councilman Ben Allen, who now heads the not-for-profit Downtown Jackson Partners (DJP) group is in court this week, to answer the ten-count […]

Ex-Jackson County deputy pleads not guilty to embezzlement

March 25, 2016 in News

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi (AP) — A former Jackson County sheriff’s deputy accused of selling sheriff’s department equipment to a pawn shop has waived his arraignment on a felony charge of embezzlement […]

Mississippi mayor arrested on embezzlement charges, accused of using city credit card to pay for repairs to personal vehicles

March 30, 2015 in News, The Buzz

TERRY, Miss. (AP) — Terry Mayor Roderick Nicholson was arrested Monday on embezzlement charges tied to accusations that he used a city credit card to pay for $2,700 in repairs […]

Former Southaven mayor Greg Davis sentenced to 30 months in state prison

July 11, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HERNANDO, Mississippi (AP) — Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 ½ years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud. DeSoto County Circuit Judge […]

Jury finds Southaven Mayor Greg Davis guilty of embezzlement

June 12, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HERNANDO, Mississippi (AP) — A DeSoto County jury Wednesday found former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis guilty in an embezzlement case. The Commercial Appeal reports the verdict was reached after about two […]

Around Mississippi: Arrests made in casino robberies, former officer dies in motorcycle wreck

June 10, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes from around Mississippi: In Tunica, Tunica County deputies have arrested a third man in connection with a series of recent robberies at […]

Gulfport woman charged with embezzling from school PTA fund

October 22, 2013 in News

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — Authorities say a Gulfport woman has been charged with stealing money from an elementary school’s parent-teacher association in south Mississippi.

WLOX-TV reported that 39-year-old Catherine Strickland was charged with embezzlement. She was arrested Friday and taken to the Harrison County jail where she posted bond…

Linda Gale Reed pleads not guilty to embezzlement

June 20, 2013 in News, Statewide News

Linda Gale Reed has pleaded not guilty to three counts of embezzlement.

Reed entered the plea during her arraignment in Copiah County Circuit Court in Hazlehurst before Judge Lamar Pickard. She was served with an indictment June 7 at the county jail.

Pickard denied bail for Reed and set her trial for July 23.