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 Thursday, said Chester Island pleaded […]
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).