Former Sumrall alderman charged with two counts of sexual battery

Pine Belt

SUMRALL, Miss. (WHLT) – A former alderman of Sumrall made his initial appearance in court on Wednesday. James Burnham has been charged with two counts of sexual battery.

Judge Bill Anderson set Burnham’s bond at $30,000. The judge cited that the affidavit filed against Burnham was from one person instead of two.

Sumrall police arrested Burnham on Tuesday and booked into the Lamar County jail.


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