Former Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Indicted

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Jerry Warren, the former Fire Chief of the Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department (SCCVFD), has been indicted on one count of grand larceny by a Covington County grand jury.

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WCBI: Alcorn County Purchasing Clerk Arrested

CORINTH, Miss. – In an unofficial Alcorn County Board meeting, the state Auditor addressed the public and board members regarding the arrest of a purchasing clerk.

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State Auditor Issues Demand Against Rankin County School District Employee For $16,000

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that a demand has been issued against Melanie Harrell Garner, a Nurse Practitioner for the Rankin County School District.

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Reading Consultant Sentenced For Paying Bribes To Greenville Superintendent

JACKSON – Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, State Auditor Stacey Pickering, and Yessyka Santana, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Inspector General’s Southeastern Regional Office announced that:

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Itawamba County Chancery Clerk Issued Demand For Over $500,000

TUPELO, Miss. – State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced that Itawamba County Chancery Clerk Jim Witt has been served with a demand in the amount of $503,246.43 during a news conference in Tupelo today.

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Oxford Deputy City Clerk Indicted

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Alisa Liggins, Deputy City Clerk in Oxford, has been indicted on one count of embezzlement.

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Auditor Pickering Releases Statement On Walker Sentencing

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering released this statement following the sentencing of former Department of Marine Resources Director Bill Walker:

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Former Southaven Mayor Guilty

JACKSON- District Attorney John Champion announced today that former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has been found guilty on one count of making false representations to defraud the government and one count of embezzlement.

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State Auditor Recovers More Than $29,000 In Mendenhall

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced that more than $29,000 has been recovered and returned to the City of Mendenhall following the investigation into former Mendenhall Police Chief Bruce Barlow.

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State Auditor’s Office, Mississippi Military Department Announce Arrest Of Civilian Employee At Youth Challenge Program

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – State Auditor Stacey Pickering joined military officials during a news conference today at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg to announce the investigation and arrest of a non-military, civilian employee.

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