Rolling Fork Mayor Eldridge Walker sitting in courtroom in Warren County.
WARREN COUNTY, MS -
Rolling Fork Mayor Eldridge Walker was arrested by the Mississippi Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division today, after he was indicted on two counts of wire fraud and two counts of false pretense.
Mayor Walker is accused of using his private company to fraudulently submit invoices for work on a home to the Federal Home Loan Bank in Dallas, TX.
He was indicted by a Sharkey County Grand Jury, and booked in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility.
Walker pleaded not guilty to the charges. The judge set his bond at $10,000. His trial is set for March 10th.
News Channel 12's Ross Adams was in the courtroom today. He will have a full report on News Channel 12 at 5.