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Former Chickasaw Co. deputy arrested

A former Chickasaw County sheriff's deputy has been indicted on child pornography charges.

Posted: Mar. 16, 2018 10:47 PM

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A former sheriff's deputy has been indicted on child pornography charges. 

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Jimmy Rappe was booked into the Chickasaw County jail on Thursday. 

According to Sheriff Jim Meyers, the attorney general's office contacted him last year about a complaint made against the 48-year-old deputy. Meyers says Rappe promptly resigned after learning of the attorney general's investigation. He says the attorney general's office presented its case to a grand jury on Wednesday who then returned an indictment. 

Rappe is out on a $25,000 bond. 

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