New sheriff appointed amid scandal

The Tallahatchie Board of Supervisors has appointed a new sheriff after former sheriff William Brewer was arrested, according to The Sun-Sentinel.

Posted: Aug. 17, 2018 7:23 AM
Updated: Aug. 17, 2018 12:56 PM

TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Tallahatchie Board of Supervisors has appointed a new sheriff after former sheriff William Brewer was arrested, according to The Sun-Sentinel.

District One Justice Court Judge Jimmy Fly will fill the position.

Brewer resigned earlier this week after he was arrested on federal drug and extortion charges, according to a press release from the FBI.

For more information on the arrest, see our original article here.

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