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Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River.More >>
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
Two Pearl River County women are accused of stealing more than $117,000 from the bank where they worked.
Court records said Vonetta Jordan and Debra Mitchell took the money from Union Planters Bank in Picayune for their personal use. The thefts allegedly took place over several months between April 2004 to February 2005. Jordan worked as the head teller at the bank; Mitchell was a teller.
According to the court filings, on at least eleven different occasions, Mitchell took money from the bank vault and put it in her purse or gave it to another employee working with her. Records indicate the fraudulent transactions took place every few weeks, and steadily increased in amounts. In all, she's accused of taking $117,883.25.
Mitchell is accused of depositing stolen cash into her own account, though the court documents did not specify how much money she is accused of depositing into her personal account.
Prosecutors contend the two also altered bank records to conceal the thefts.
Jordan is scheduled to make an initial appearance in federal court Tuesday afternoon. Mitchell's attorney has filed notice she intends to plead guilty at hearing set for December 18.
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