A former Pine Belt law enforcement officer will remain in jail unless he can come up with a $100,000 dollar cash bond.Johnny Smith, 39, is in jail for burglary and felony malicious mischief after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's garage and killing her two dogs - decapitating one and ripping the other open with a machete.
He also reportedly cut the four tires on his former girlfriend's car. S
mith has worked for various area law enforcement agencies including the Soso Police Department and the Wayne County Narcotics Task Force. He is also a Laurel fireman.
District Attorney Tony Buckley said he was going to recommend no bond for Smith, but Smith's attorney waived Wednesday's initial court appearance.