Jury selected in Bolton federal trial

Jury selected in Bolton federal trial
Chief Deputy Bolton and his wife were indicted in federal court for felony tax evasion. Photo Credit: WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Jury selection for the federal trial against Charles and Linda Bolton began Tuesday morning.

Jury was selected at 12:18 p.m. and were seated in the jury box.

The jury is made up of eight men and six women. Ten of the jury members are white, and four are black, two of which are alternates.

Judge Keith Starrett dismissed the jury until 1:40 p.m. for a break.

Opening arguments are set to begin after the break.