SHERIFF IN MISSISSIPPI GAMBLING MECCA CHARGED WITH EXTORTION

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http://www.gomemphis.com/mca/local_news/article/0,1426,MCA_437_2148129,00.html For the second time in less than five years, a sheriff of gambling mecca Tunica County, Mississippi, has been charged with extortion, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. Sheriff Jerry Ellington was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents after the first-term lawman was indicted on two counts of taking bribes and extorting . . .

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