Tunica man gets 10 years, 5 years suspended, for theft

May 20, 2016 in The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A 25-year-old Tunica man is going to prison for stealing more than $27,000 from his father’s retirement account. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release […]

Rolling Fork mayor indicted for home repair fraud again

November 16, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Mississippi Delta has again been indicted on felony charges related to invoices he submitted for home repair work. […]

Wiggins man gets jail time for home repair fraud

March 1, 2013 in Statewide News

A former Wiggins resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for home repair fraud and false pretense in Harrison County.
Charles Lynn Reeder, 53, originally of Wiggins, was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of felony false pretense and one count of home repair fraud before Judge John Gargiulo in Harrison County Circuit Court.  Reeder was sentenced to the maximum 10 year sentence on the false pretense charge and five years for the home repair fraud charge with three years suspended, meaning he will serve 12 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC).