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Jackson Resident Going to Prison for Abuse of Vulnerable Person

A Jackson resident is going to prison for felony abuse of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Joshua Mitchell, 23, of Jackson, pled guilty to felony abuse of a vulnerable person Monday in front of Judge William E. Chapman in Rankin County Circuit Court. As a result, Judge Chapman sentenced Mitchell to 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, five years suspended, five to serve followed by five years of supervised probation. Mitchell was also ordered to pay $1,000 to the Mississippi Crime Victim Compensation Fund and court costs of $931.50.


Action Details

  • Date:July 1, 2014
  • Agency:Mississippi Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies