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    Bolton sentencing postponed

    Bolton sentencing postponed

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:26 PM EST2018-02-26 17:26:04 GMT
    Charles and Linda Bolton/Source: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton/Source: WDAM
    Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)

    Due to time restraints in court, the sentencing of Charles and Linda Bolton has been continued to Jan. 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. 

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    Due to time restraints in court, the sentencing of Charles and Linda Bolton has been continued to Jan. 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. 

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  • Fletcher, Fairley and Boltons due in court Monday

    Fletcher, Fairley and Boltons due in court Monday

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:26 PM EST2018-02-26 17:26:04 GMT
    Rev. Kenneth Fairley and Artie Fletcher/Source: WDAMRev. Kenneth Fairley and Artie Fletcher/Source: WDAM
    Rev. Kenneth Fairley and Artie Fletcher were sentenced in federal court Monday. Source: WDAMRev. Kenneth Fairley and Artie Fletcher were sentenced in federal court Monday. Source: WDAM

    On Monday, four people are set to be sentenced before District Judge Keith Starrett on a list of federal convictions related to multiple crimes.

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    On Monday, four people are set to be sentenced before District Judge Keith Starrett on a list of federal convictions related to multiple crimes.

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  • Charles Bolton requests acquittal or new trial

    Charles Bolton requests acquittal or new trial

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:48 GMT
    Charles Bolton/Source: WDAMCharles Bolton/Source: WDAM
    Charles Bolton/Source: WDAMCharles Bolton/Source: WDAM

    Former Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton has filed a motion requesting a judgment of acquittal or a conditional grant for a new trial. 

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    Former Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton has filed a motion requesting a judgment of acquittal or a conditional grant for a new trial. 

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    Bolton trial goes to jury

    Bolton trial goes to jury

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:43 GMT
    Charles and Linda Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM
    Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)

    Jury deliberations are now underway in Charles and Linda Bolton's trial after their defense only called one witness.  

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    Jury deliberations are now underway in Charles and Linda Bolton's trial after their defense only called one witness.  

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  • Bolton Trial Day 2: Bank records, checks revealed in testimony

    Bolton Trial Day 2: Bank records, checks revealed in testimony

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:43 GMT
    Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM
    Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM

    Day two of the Charles and Linda Bolton federal tax trial involved two government witnesses on the stand throughout the day, and will likely be the last of the witnesses before the government rests. 

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    Day two of the Charles and Linda Bolton federal tax trial involved two government witnesses on the stand throughout the day, and will likely be the last of the witnesses before the government rests. 

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    Government, defense rest in Bolton trial

    Government, defense rest in Bolton trial

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:43 GMT
    Charles and Linda Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM
    Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)Charles and Linda Bolton (Photo source: WDAM)

    The third day of the federal trial for Charles and Linda Bolton began with the government resting their case after hours long testimony on Wednesday with their seventh witness. 

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    The third day of the federal trial for Charles and Linda Bolton began with the government resting their case after hours long testimony on Wednesday with their seventh witness. 

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  • Bolton trial continues, checks, bank records reviewed

    Bolton trial continues, checks, bank records reviewed

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:43 GMT
    Charles and Linda Bolton entering federal court. Source: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton entering federal court. Source: WDAM
    Charles and Linda Bolton entering federal court. Source: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton entering federal court. Source: WDAM

    Day two of the Bolton federal trial began with witness testimony from a CPA, along with checks and bank deposits being shown to the jury as evidence. 

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    Day two of the Bolton federal trial began with witness testimony from a CPA, along with checks and bank deposits being shown to the jury as evidence. 

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  • Beau Rivage subpoenaed in Bolton case for John Lee's gambling activity

    Beau Rivage subpoenaed in Bolton case for John Lee's gambling activity

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:37 GMT
    Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM
    Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMCharles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM

    Legal counsel representing Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda, has subpoenaed the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino to produce gambling activity of Hub City attorney John Lee. 

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    Legal counsel representing Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda, has subpoenaed the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino to produce gambling activity of Hub City attorney John Lee. 

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  • Motion filed regarding John Lee testimony in Bolton federal case

    Motion filed regarding John Lee testimony in Bolton federal case

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:37 GMT
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM

    The government filed a motion Tuesday in response to the testimony of a Hub City attorney in the federal case of Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda. 

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    The government filed a motion Tuesday in response to the testimony of a Hub City attorney in the federal case of Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda. 

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  • IRS special agent requested in Bolton tax evasion case, 3 other motions filed

    IRS special agent requested in Bolton tax evasion case, 3 other motions filed

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:34 GMT
    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.
    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.

    The government filed a motion in the tax evasion case against Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his Linda on Tuesday. 

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    The government filed a motion in the tax evasion case against Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his Linda on Tuesday. 

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    Dukes, Holmes disqualified as legal counsel in Bolton federal trial

    Dukes, Holmes disqualified as legal counsel in Bolton federal trial

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:28 GMT
    A pair of local attorneys have been disqualified from representing Charles Bolton in federal court. Source: WDAMA pair of local attorneys have been disqualified from representing Charles Bolton in federal court. Source: WDAM
    A pair of local attorneys have been disqualified from representing Charles Bolton in federal court. Source: WDAMA pair of local attorneys have been disqualified from representing Charles Bolton in federal court. Source: WDAM

    A pair of Hub City attorneys have been disqualified as legal counsel in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda Bolton.

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    A pair of Hub City attorneys have been disqualified as legal counsel in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda Bolton.

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    U.S. Attorney: Holmes & Dukes named as possible witnesses in Bolton federal trial

    U.S. Attorney: Holmes & Dukes named as possible witnesses in Bolton federal trial

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:25 GMT
    A pair of local attorneys in the Hub City could appear as witnesses in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton. Source: WDAMA pair of local attorneys in the Hub City could appear as witnesses in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton. Source: WDAM
    A pair of local attorneys in the Hub City could appear as witnesses in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton. Source: WDAMA pair of local attorneys in the Hub City could appear as witnesses in a federal trial involving Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton. Source: WDAM

    Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton were indicted in March on federal charges linked to tax evasion.

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    Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton were indicted in March on federal charges linked to tax evasion.

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  • Chief Deputy Charles Bolton's trial date continued

    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton's trial date continued

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:25 PM EST2018-02-26 17:25:20 GMT
    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.
    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. Photo credit: WDAM.

    The trial date for a Forrest County Chief Deputy and his wife has been continued.

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    The trial date for a Forrest County Chief Deputy and his wife has been continued.

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  • Chief Bolton discussed by board of supervisors, no action taken

    Chief Bolton discussed by board of supervisors, no action taken

    Monday, April 4 2016 5:09 PM EDT2016-04-04 21:09:11 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 12:24 PM EST2018-02-26 17:24:59 GMT
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM

    Forrest County Board of Supervisors went into executive session Monday to discuss three topics, including Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. 

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    Forrest County Board of Supervisors went into executive session Monday to discuss three topics, including Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton. 

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    Charles and Linda Bolton plead not guilty to federal charges

    Charles and Linda Bolton plead not guilty to federal charges

    Thursday, March 31 2016 12:27 PM EDT2016-03-31 16:27:59 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 12:24 PM EST2018-02-26 17:24:58 GMT
    Charles Bolton arrives to federal court. Photo Credit: WDAMCharles Bolton arrives to federal court. Photo Credit: WDAM
    Charles Bolton arrives to federal court. Photo Credit: WDAMCharles Bolton arrives to federal court. Photo Credit: WDAM

    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda pleaded not guilty to 10 federal indictment charges for tax evasion in court Thursday morning. 

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    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda pleaded not guilty to 10 federal indictment charges for tax evasion in court Thursday morning. 

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    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton, wife indicted in federal court for tax evasion

    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton, wife indicted in federal court for tax evasion

    Wednesday, March 23 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-03-23 21:25:18 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 12:24 PM EST2018-02-26 17:24:56 GMT
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM
    Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court. Photo Credit: WDAMChief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court. Photo Credit: WDAM

    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton have been indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. 

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    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton have been indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. 

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  • Bolton trial delayed by Fairley trial

    Bolton trial delayed by Fairley trial

    Friday, September 9 2016 5:15 PM EDT2016-09-09 21:15:19 GMT
    Source: RNNSource: RNN

    The federal tax evasion trial for Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda, has been delayed by Hattiesburg pastor Kenneth Fairley’s trial. 

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    The federal tax evasion trial for Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife, Linda, has been delayed by Hattiesburg pastor Kenneth Fairley’s trial. 

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  • Congressman weighs in on Hattiesburg federal investigations

    Congressman weighs in on Hattiesburg federal investigations

    Thursday, August 25 2016 8:28 PM EDT2016-08-26 00:28:21 GMT
    Rep. Bennie Thompson Source: TwitterRep. Bennie Thompson Source: Twitter

    U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate recent Hattiesburg federal investigation he alleged are racially and politically motivated. 

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    U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate recent Hattiesburg federal investigation he alleged are racially and politically motivated. 

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  • Linda Bolton asks for continuance until Thompson letter reviewed

    Linda Bolton asks for continuance until Thompson letter reviewed

    Friday, September 2 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-09-02 21:02:59 GMT
    Charles and Linda Bolton are set to stand trial in two weeks. Source: WDAMCharles and Linda Bolton are set to stand trial in two weeks. Source: WDAM

    The wife of the Forrest County Chief Deputy involved in a federal trial is asking for a continuance after a congressman wrote a letter to the United States attorney general claiming discrimination surrounding her case.  

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    The wife of the Forrest County Chief Deputy involved in a federal trial is asking for a continuance after a congressman wrote a letter to the United States attorney general claiming discrimination surrounding her case.  

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  • What's next for Chief Deputy Charles Bolton?

    What's next for Chief Deputy Charles Bolton?

    Friday, March 25 2016 7:18 PM EDT2016-03-25 23:18:59 GMT
    Monday, October 10 2016 8:58 AM EDT2016-10-10 12:58:18 GMT

    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton sits on Forrest General Hospital’s Board of Trustees and he is the Chief Administrative Officer at the Forrest County Jail. 

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    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton sits on Forrest General Hospital’s Board of Trustees and he is the Chief Administrative Officer at the Forrest County Jail. 

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  • Explainer: A breakdown of Charles and Linda Bolton's federal charges

    Explainer: A breakdown of Charles and Linda Bolton's federal charges

    Thursday, March 24 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-03-24 21:06:24 GMT
    Monday, October 10 2016 8:58 AM EDT2016-10-10 12:58:10 GMT
    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton Photo Credit: WDAMForrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton Photo Credit: WDAM

    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton were indicted in Federal Court on Wednesday for felony tax evasion. 

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    Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton and his wife Linda Bolton were indicted in Federal Court on Wednesday for felony tax evasion. 

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    Linda Bolton's attorney tries to resign, judge says no

    Linda Bolton's attorney tries to resign, judge says no

    Thursday, September 8 2016 2:44 PM EDT2016-09-08 18:44:47 GMT
    Attorney Lisa Ross. Source AP ImagesAttorney Lisa Ross. Source AP Images

    A judge denies a motion from one of Linda Bolton's attorneys to be removed as counsel.

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    A judge denies a motion from one of Linda Bolton's attorneys to be removed as counsel.

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    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton replaced on FGH board

    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton replaced on FGH board

    Monday, June 6 2016 12:27 PM EDT2016-06-06 16:27:51 GMT
    Chief Deputy Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAMChief Deputy Charles Bolton/Photo credit: WDAM

    During a Monday morning meeting, the Forrest Co. Board of Supervisors unanimously appointed Kate Aseme to Chief Deputy Charles Bolton’s position on the Forrest General Hospital Board of Trustees.

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    During a Monday morning meeting, the Forrest Co. Board of Supervisors unanimously appointed Kate Aseme to Chief Deputy Charles Bolton’s position on the Forrest General Hospital Board of Trustees.

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