John Thomas Roberts faces four counts of attempted murder.
Newton County -
A 31 year old Newton County man faces attempted murder charges in connection to a murder-for-hire plot.
A spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety says John Thomas Roberts is charged with four counts of attempted murder. Thomas is currently an inmate in the Newton County Detention Facility on unrelated charges. He was denied bond on the new charges.
The Newton County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics worked together on the investigation.