Bassfield officials indicted in surplus property probe

Nov 14, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Clarion-Ledger

State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced that two individuals turned themselves in to the Rankin County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday following multiple count indictments.

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Big Dawg

Prentiss, MS

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Nov 16, 2012
 
Just wait till they spill the beans. Aldermen and mayor need to get affairs in order
bubba in lebinworth

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Nov 20, 2012
 
yous sain days stole sum beans to ? whars my beans?
thay needs to check out all of city hall down der
therminator

Florence, MS

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Nov 21, 2012
 
bubba in lebinworth wrote:
yous sain days stole sum beans to ? whars my beans?
thay needs to check out all of city hall down der
used to be corruption was expected among small town politicos. now in the end days it looks like it has leached down to town officials and even former town officials. used to be the fire chief was one of the most trusted people in anybody's town.

we had a court clerk and a chief deputy with fingers in the pie, a candidate cheating in one election and acting a fool in another one. and all of them have pretty much gotten away with their crimes.

and now this. are these going to get away with a slap on the wrist, nothing at all, or maybe they'll go on and runner for elected office? I'm shaking my head. Stay tuned.
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Florence, MS

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Nov 22, 2012
 

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we had a court clerk and a chief deputy with fingers in the pie, a candidate cheating in one election and acting a fool in another one. and all of them have pretty much gotten away with their crimes.
and now this.
The difference here is CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN A.R.R.E.S.T.E.D. from the Bassfield Surp & Dip case.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Let's see who gets out of it now.
captin of the titanic

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#5
Dec 1, 2012
 
just the tip of the iceburg if they keep looking no telling what they will find (wink wink )
us justice dept has had bassfield city hall under survailance quite awhile now ,can you say KEYLOGGER
pin hole cam ? can you wipe with stolen paper ?
how about accounting for all evidence ?are you sure its all there? better count again
Not from here

Lucedale, MS

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Dec 8, 2012
 
I can honestly state that one of these individuals has lied most of his life. If you delve in Matthew's past, you will find out that some of his credentials are not true at all.
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Dec 8, 2012
 
Not from here wrote:
I can honestly state that one of these individuals has lied most of his life. If you delve in Matthew's past, you will find out that some of his credentials are not true at all.
Well, don't leave us hanging, what has he lied about?
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Lucedale, MS

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Dec 9, 2012
 

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One bigassgrin wrote:
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The difference here is CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN A.R.R.E.S.T.E.D. from the Bassfield Surp & Dip case.
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Let's see who gets out of it now.
Hopefully, neither
Grand Idiot

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Dec 11, 2012
 
Bill Matthews as Grand Marshal of Bassfield CHRISTMAS Parade?

Who had that Brain Storm? Did She too Work at City Hall?

How Long has this Alleged Embezzler Lived in the Area of Bassfield?

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Braxton, MS

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Dec 21, 2012
 
[QUOTE who="WHAT!"]<quot ed text>
Well, don't leave us hanging, what has he lied about?[/QUOTE]

What credentials are you saying are made up?

He is a fire chief. Isn't that appointed?

Maybe you are just making that up since I see you ran away.????????
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Dec 27, 2012
 
I didn't run away...... I have strong evidence of Bill Matthews not being and doing what he says he has. Check the credentials about retired military. He never served one day. And embezzlement happened before.

Since: Mar 12

Magee, MS

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Dec 28, 2012
 
not from here wrote:
I didn't run away...... I have strong evidence of Bill Matthews not being and doing what he says he has. Check the credentials about retired military. He never served one day. And embezzlement happened before.
Thank you for responding and I came across as Smarty. My apologies.

HOW Can someone check military records and where did he embezzle before?
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Mar 23, 2013
 
Whatever happened to the two people indicted in Bassfield? Have they gone to court yet and told them who is really to blame?
Intheknow

Braxton, MS

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Apr 4, 2013
 
Don't know but seen the women back working in office again!
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Madison, MS

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May 6, 2013
 
[QUOTE who="What Happened!"]Whatever happened to the two people indicted in Bassfield? Have they gone to court yet and told them who is really to blame?[/QUOTE]

Matthews has several court dates in May.
Jhonny k

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#16
Jun 3, 2014
 
Looks like house bill 2547 will take care of those felons who continue to work in city hall big office in Jackson says if you don't let them go after July 1 2014 alderman could be slapped with fine

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