MS State Trooper charged with prescription forgery
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
A Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper is suspended without pay after being indicted on three felony counts of prescription forgery.
Rankin County District Attorney Michael Guest says Steve barber was indicted early last month, but records were sealed until today. The indictment accuses Barber of fraudulently obtaining the controlled substances Oxycodone and Hydrocodone.
Barber waived arraignment and posted $10,000 bond. He has a march trial date. If convicted, Barber faces up to five years in prison and $1,000 for each count. Barber is part of Troop C, based in Pearl.
Department of Public Safety Spokesman Jon Kalahar says suspension without pay is standard procedure.
Monday, September 15 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:39:25 GMT
Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart and lungs after stabbing her to death.More >>
Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart and lungs after stabbing her to death. More >>
While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped… Here's what's trending today. Mobile user? Click here to watch: Girl doesn't recognize clean-shaven father A father shaving his beard brings hisMore >>
While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped… Here's what's trending today.More >>
Monday, September 15 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:02:47 GMT
The Madison County Sheriff's Department has made an arrest of a drug dealer who has allegedly been distributing 25i, the synthetic LSD. Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker says that Kaleb K. ChhabraMore >>
Drug agents say synthetic drugs are becoming more popular in Mississippi, including one called 25i, also known as a synthesized form of LSD.More >>
Thursday, September 11 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-09-11 06:31:36 GMT
Miss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray competed in swimsuit and evening wear preliminaries Tuesday night. The winners in the first night of preliminary competition were, Miss Ohio, Mackenzie Bart in Talent,More >>
Wednesday night it was Talent night where Miss Mississippi sang, Something's Gotta Hold On Me, which she also sang at the Miss Mississippi Pageant in July.More >>