NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A former Adams County Sheriff's Office
deputy has received a one-year suspended sentence in a fraud case.
Former Major Bill McDaniel, 61, entered a best interest plea
Friday when he appeared before Circuit Court Judge Al Johnson on
charges of false representation. In a best interest plea, a
defendant acknowledges there is enough evidence for a conviction
but does not admit guilt.
Johnson handed down a sentence of one-year jail time, which was
suspended, a $1,000 fine and probation.
The Mississippi Attorney General's Office says McDaniel was
accused of claiming $5,800 in overtime that he was not entitled to
Information from: The Natchez Democrat,