The third and final corrupt agent of the Southeast Mississippi Drug Task Force was ordered to spend time behind bars by Judge Billy Joe Landrum.
Chris Smith was sentenced to 12 months incarceration and 12 months of house arrest for multiple counts of simple assault, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to falsely arrest.
Last week Task Force Commander Roger Williams was ordered to 15 months in jail and 15 months house arrest. Task Force Agent Randall Parker was sentenced to one year house arrest.
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Checkpoints set up by the Perry County Sheriff's Office led to two drug arrests on Friday night. Perry County Deputies set up driver license checkpoints on Old River Road and Pumping Station Road. One arrest was made on each road, according to a post from the Perry County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page. Deputies arrested Channing Rodriguez Carter, 31, for felony possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), and Joseph Ryan Scronce, 32, was arrested for ...More >>