Friday, January 18, 2019

Mississippi Attorney General

Temporary Domestic Abuse Protection Order

A Temporary Order is issued by a municipal or justice court after a full hearing to which the respondent has been provided notice and...

Guy E. “Butch” Evans Settles with State in Epps Scandal

Guy E. “Butch” Evans, an insurance agent licensed to do business with the state of Mississippi, settled with the state for $100,000 for his involvement in...

Former McComb J & D Transportation Employee Arrested for Simple Assault...

A former employee at J & D Transportation in McCombwas arrested Monday for simple assault of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood.   Demichael Paul Williams, 42, of McComb,...

Clinton Nurse Arrested for Stealing Controlled Substance

A Clinton nurse turned herself in to police Thursday on a one-count felony indictment of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, announced Attorney General...

AG Hood Fights Legislation Protecting Abusive Lending Practices

Attorney General Jim Hood is urging Congressional leadership to vote against HR 3299 (“Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017”) and HR 4439...

Gulfport Man Arrested on Felony Kidnapping, Simple Assault Charges

A Gulfport man was arrested Thursday and charged with one felony count each of kidnapping and simple assault of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney...

AG Hood Calls Internet Sales Tax Ruling a “victory for our...

The following is a statement from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood in response to Thursday’s United States Supreme Court ruling allowing states to require...

Father Sentenced for Failing to Pay Nearly $30,000 in Child Support

Billy Pickell, of Florence, must repay nearly $30,000 for failing to make child support payments for more than 14 years, announced Attorney General Jim...

Former Greenwood Police Officer Arrested for Falsifying Time Sheets

Former Greenwood police officer, Erica Scott, 44, indicted for submitting more than 600 hours on her time sheets in 2016 that she did not...