Jury convicts man for grand larceny in Alcorn County

A judge sentenced James Meyers, 53, to life in prison as a habitual offender after a jury convicted him of grand theft.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 1:03 PM

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) - A judge sentenced a man to life in prison after a jury convicted him of grand larceny.

District Attorney John Weddle confirms a jury convicted James Meyers, 53.

The judge sentenced him as a habitual offender. Meyers had prior convictions in Tallahatchie County.

Law enforcement arrested Meyers following a shooting that happened on July 29, 2017, in Corinth.

The shooting wounded two people.

Meyers ran from the scene of the shooting and stole a nearby truck.

Officers tracked him down to a home in Alcorn County.

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