Lumberton Mayor Miriam Holder says she won't be indicted | News
LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM)- Lumberton Mayor Miriam Holder says she will not be indicted for obstruction of justice.
Holder was arrested in September of 2011 when then Police Chief Dennis Hobson signed an affidavit against her in Lamar County Justice Court accusing her of interfering with his duties. This stemmed from her allegedly telling Hobson repeatedly to release her nephew who had been arrested for a drug store robbery.
Holder now says she has received a letter from her attorney, William Ducker, saying that the case was not picked up by the grand jury in February and she would not be indicted in the future.
Lamar County District Attorney Hal Kittrell says the case against Holder is still an active file and she could still be indicted.
In the meantime the State Auditors Office confirms they are looking into alleged wrongdoings by Hobson while he was police chief.
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