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Ex-West Point police officer sentenced to more than two years in prison

 

The Associated Press

 

OXFORD -- Prosecutors say a former West Point police officer has been ordered to serve two years and three months in federal prison for his part in a scheme to embezzle money from a crime-fighting fund he oversaw. 

 

 

 

U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills also ordered 38-year-old Boone Lairy to pay restitution of $27,850 to the Golden Triangle Crimestoppers Fund. 

 

 

 

Lairy was found guilty in July of conspiring to defraud and embezzling money. 

 

 

 

The U.S. attorney''s office and the FBI say Lairy and others would make up tips to report to the crime-fighting group, and a coconspirator would receive a code from Lairy to claim money for the fake information. The fund lost more than $29,000. 

 

 

 

Lairy was sentenced Thursday and was ordered to report to prison April 26.

 

 

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Article Comment SuperNova commented at 2/26/2010 10:10:00 PM:

DJ:
You're right...Kinfolks~~~>

 

Article Comment topdawg commented at 2/26/2010 10:26:00 PM:

Kinfolk - as in wife/hubby?

 

Article Comment KingPin3 commented at 2/27/2010 8:46:00 AM:

DJ.....she's kinfolk to the Turner gang..as in Turner & Associates, Lawyers..as in Bennie Turner...Small Town Politics...Big Time Players.....Rules The Roost in the POINT...just ask Scott Ross..most of the Turner Kin, head up the City Jobs in West Point, You can be Stupid & still have a JOB in the Point...if your Kin to the Turner Gang.

 

Article Comment DJ commented at 2/27/2010 12:45:00 PM:

Gotcha..Then I guess this Hossford Atty. is in the loop too. He keeps the court system backed up until some of the cases, including DUI, never even come to trial. Of course it cost the taxpayers everytime they postpone and she let's him do it. That's the flow and so goes West Point.

 

Article Comment Last Trace of Sense commented at 2/27/2010 6:28:00 PM:

So who's hide'n up in the Chrurch:

http://www.myspace.com/justboone

Oh, just Not?...

 

Article Comment spiderman commented at 2/27/2010 6:34:00 PM:


I've lived in this area all my life. It is always so so funny to me that EVERYONE knows what is wrong with the law enforcement, politics and so forth and so on in north MS in general. It is always talked about, similiar to what is going on in these comments, and everyone seems to know what is wrong. Stop talking and do something about it. Vote, stop complaining and get involved in your community.

 

Article Comment LetaT commented at 2/27/2010 7:02:00 PM:

I don't think the fact that Atty. Lairy still has ALL of her jobs is a secret or anything to keep quiet. I assume the two of you having this exchange are not from West Point because if you were, you would know that her county prosecuting job is an ELECTED position! You would also know her/his marital status did not change immediately before or after this chain of events. While I would love to enlighten DJ and Kingpin on so many more issues, I do not feel the need or see the sense in trying to teach someone hiding behind nicknames! One last thing...I agree, you can be stupid and still have jobs because I'll bet both of you geniuses are employed!!!!

 

Article Comment topdawg commented at 2/27/2010 7:45:00 PM:

If LetaT is not a nickname, I wonder how you pronounce it. Might be time for you to get off your high horse.

 

Article Comment DJ commented at 2/27/2010 10:37:00 PM:

Oh yes I know her position is elected, one of them, and I also know all the other elected people and how they play these games between them and do favors just like the other people from OUR town know. I'm not up in her personal life I guess like you are so I have no idea about that. Just what I hear. My problem is with the way some of these people do their jobs.

 

Article Comment DJ commented at 2/27/2010 11:29:00 PM:

CALL IT LIKE YOU WANT BUT WHAT MAKES YOUR WORDS ANY DIFFERENT THAN THE REST OF OURS. SAW NOTHING IN YOUR POST ABOUT THE NEWS. I FOR ONE BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHO OUR "ELECTED" AND NON-ELECTED OFFICIALS AND CITY EMPLOYEES ARE RELATED TO OR CONNECTED WITH. SHOULD BE NOTHING TO HIDE. MIGHT EVEN HELP EXPLAIN SOMETHINGS GOING ON HERE.

 

Article Comment JUSTICE commented at 2/28/2010 10:30:00 AM:

I am so glad to see that this person is going to have to answer
for his and those who were in on it for thier actions. This is what
you get for being and arrogant a_ _ hole to your fellow works and the city of West Point. I hope they put you in general population
and you get what you got coming. Looks like the chickens have come
home too roost!

 

Article Comment Elizabeth commented at 3/1/2010 9:44:00 AM:

Now I know why the West Point system lets very bad things happen to people and cases brought to court in which someone should of said there is just nothing here to continue. They run the wheels so those cases of their interestdo not appear but any other lie can be the center of their focus. My family has suffered financially because of lack of review and common legal sense. Now I know why everyone was too busy for me.

 

Article Comment justice commented at 3/1/2010 9:21:00 PM:

There is an avenue of relief if you want it for everyone that feels hurt by this system. Jackson, Ms. The people there would love to know about all of this and bring someone in to tear it open. Just a thought. It will not stop on it's on.

 

Article Comment U-2 commented at 3/4/2010 3:33:00 PM:

Jackson has been called many times,with no results.Stop stirring trouble!

 

Article Comment U-2 commented at 3/8/2010 3:03:00 PM:

Yes,your right I keep forgetting ,you know everything.

 

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