UPDATE: Sheriff Byrd indictment: 29 felonies, 2 misdemeanors - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

UPDATE: Sheriff Byrd indictment: 29 felonies, 2 misdemeanors

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -

WLOX News has learned the criminal indictment against Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd includes 29 felonies and two misdemeanors. Byrd was given a $1,000 bond on each count.

The sheriff surrendered to authorities at the Ocean Springs Police Department Friday afternoon with his attorney, Joe Sam Owen.

More details on the charges against the sheriff will be posted on WLOX.com as they are released.

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