Public Employee Indicted in Adams County for Embezzlement

> Jackson, MS- A Natchez resident is facing embezzlement charges following indictment by an Adams County Grand Jury, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
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> Charles Nations, age 42, of Natchez, was arrested Monday following indictment by an Adams County Grand Jury on one count of embezzlement by a public employee. The indictment alleges that Nations, while serving as the Director of the Adams County Juvenile Justice center, embezzled over $100,000.00 from bank accounts that belonged to the Adams County Juvenile Detention Center. Nations will be arraigned Wednesday morning in Adams County.
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> If convicted, Nations faces up to 20 years behind bars and a $5,000 fine. As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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> This case was investigated by Roger Cribb of the Attorney Generals Public Integrity Division and will be prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Stan Alexander.
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