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Both Sides Rest Case In Hattiesburg Election Trial

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Both sides in the Hattiesburg Election Trial rest their case. Tensions were high today in the Forrest County courtroom during some of the testimonies.

Mayor Johnny DuPree took the stand this morning. He says he had nothing to do with the operations of the elections.

Things got heated when Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton took the stand.

He testifies that Samuel Lindsey, a former inmate of the jail who took the stand last week, did not tell the truth.

Lindsey in court on Friday said, Bolton told him he would help get him out of jail if he voted for DuPree. Bolton says he never had previous conversations with Lindsey.

Booking Officer, Rhonda Dunn was subpoenaed to court today. She says she overheard a phone conversation that Chief Bolton had with one of her co-workers.

She says Bolton called the jail inquiring about Lindsey on Friday. She says she overheard Bolton say that Lindsey would pay, in which she believed was in reference to the testimony he gave in court.

 

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