Grand Jury Issues Final Report

Meridian, Miss. The Lauderdale County Grand Jury released it's report Friday. Grand Jurors heard from 17 witnesses and returned 90 indictments, or true bills, along with seven no true bills. The jury inspected the Lauderdale County Detention Facility and recommends new locks and daily inspections of the pods and cells. Jurors also report there is need for more criminal investigators in the Sheriff's Department, and they recommended a larger and more updated jail. Finally, the Grand Jury also recommended the Courthouse be updated to the level of the offices of the Board of Supervisors.