Threats land Covington Co. man behind bars

Threats land Covington Co. man behind bars

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Covington County man is charged with multiple felony offenses after authorities said he threatened several people in his community.

According to the Covington County Sheriff's Department, 59-year-old John Mooney is charged with six counts of retaliation against a public servant or witness.

Mississippi code lists that charge as a felony.

Mooney's bond is set at $240,000.

WDAM 7 News has reached out to Covington County officials as to the circumstances behind the arrest.

Those details will be released as they become available.