Former county employees sentenced in embezzlement cases

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 4:11 PM CDT
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Two former Lauderdale County employees have pleaded guilty to embezzlement and have been sentenced.

Jerry Glenn Morgan, 45, was sentenced to five years and ordered to pay $237,914.41 in restitution to Lauderdale County, as well as a $5,000 fine.

Charles Edward Houston, 66, was sentenced to three years to serve and ordered to pay $22,125.68 to Lauderdale County and a $5,000 fine.

Both were arrested in late 2019 for the misuse of fuel cards.

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