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 indictment of embezzlement charges that […]
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 in the case. The Sun […]
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 to two personal vehicles, authorities […]
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 Robert Chamberlin gave Davis a […]
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 hours of deliberations. Prosecutors said […]
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 area casinos. Sheriff’s department Cmdr. […]
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 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. […]