Mississippi sheriff's bond set

Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell makes court appearance (Source: WCBI-TV)

EUPORA, Miss. (WCBI) - Bond has been set at $400,000 for Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell, who was arrested this week on a dozen felony charges.

Mitchell made his initial court appearance Thursday in Eupora.

Some of the charges allege that he stole guns and drugs, sought sex with inmates and threatened employees if they told anyone about the alleged crimes.

If Mitchell makes bail, he will be confined to house arrest with an ankle monitor.