JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The three people who were charged in connection to the Hind County Election Commission scandal were arraigned on Tuesday, March 8.
Circuit Court Judge Jess Dickinson said all three suspects will remain under a $100,000 unsecure bond and remain on an ankle monitor until their trial dates.
Johnson, Cornelius and Jones-Teague were initially arrested by Special Agents from the State Auditor’s Office.
Johnson has been charged with fraud, embezzlement and accepting a bribe. Cornelius and Teague-Jones have been charged with conspiracy, bribery and fraud.
Dickinson said the trial could be set for as early as June 2022. He will make a decision on whether to consolidate the trials.