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FORMER ATTORNEY: Sheriff urged me to dismiss supervisors’ DUI charge

Former Lee County Prosecuting Attorney James Moore said that Supervisor Billy Joe Holland was being charged for driving under the influence but was requested by Sheriff Jim Johnson to dismiss it.

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:17 PM
Updated: May 9, 2019 11:17 PM

Speech to Text for FORMER ATTORNEY: Sheriff urged me to dismiss supervisors’ DUI charge

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lee county attorney has come forward and says a county supervisors' 20- 18 d-u-i case was dismissed after the sheriff requested it. wtva's evan hensley spoke with both the attorney and the sheriff today. he joins us live with what he has learned. this all started back in april of 20-18 when supervisor billy joe holland was pulled over by a mississippi highway trooper for driving under the influence. holland reportedly blew a point-1... just over the legal limit. i spoke with former county attorney james moore about what happened next. on a case ." and moore tells me, he has never seen a case in his time where
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