From NBC 15, “According to a press release, a Jackson Co Grand Jury has indicted a former sheriff’s department employee on embezzlement charges.
According to the indictment, 47-year-old Cherie Ward of Ocean Springs is accused of “converting to her own use money having value of $1,340, the property of the Thin Blue Line Trust, a non-profit organization of the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office.
The embezzlement allegedly occurred between March and May of 2015. Ward was employed at the Sheriff’s Dept. from September 2012-February 2016.”