Physician pleads guilty to bribing Mississippi prison chief

May 5, 2017 in News, The Buzz

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A physician admits he bribed Mississippi’s former corrections commissioner. Dr. Carl Reddix, whose company won inmate health care contracts with the […]

Sentencing of former Harrison County supervisor Kim Savant delayed until July

March 10, 2015 in News, The Buzz

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — Sentencing for former Harrison County Supervisor Kim Savant has been delayed until July 30. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden reset the date last week. The move […]

Lucedale trucker pleads guilty to bribing Georgia military officials

October 9, 2014 in News, The Buzz

ALBANY, Georgia (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former driver for a national trucking company has pleaded guilty to bribing officials at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany for […]

Federal judge cancels hearing for leader of Mississippi chapter of Simon City Royals Jason Bullock

October 9, 2013 in News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge has canceled a pretrial conference that had been scheduled for Thursday for an alleged Mississippi gang leader charged in a racketeering case.

The hearing for Jason Marshall Bullock, also known as “Sir J-Mac,” was scheduled to take place in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg.

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett canceled the hearing, but the court website did not say why…

Robbery suspect charged with bribing witness

October 26, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Harrison County man is being held on a $25,000 bond after authorities said he tried to bribe a witness in an armed robbery case against him.

JaDarryl Johnson remains in custody after he was arrested on Sept. 30.

Sentencing date set for supervisor guilty of stealing county funds

September 21, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Statewide News, The Buzz

For the second time this year, a Holmes County supervisor may be headed to a federal prison because of criminal wrongdoing. Norman Cobbins Jr., 61, will face a judge on Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. after pleading guilty to stealing federal funds.

Cobbins entered his plea in U.S. District Court to theft concerning programs in Holmes County that received federal funds.