Mike Byrd mugshot released

August 30, 2013 

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd's mugshot was released Friday afternoon by the Ocean Springs police department.

Byrd on Friday was indicted on 31 charges, and only two of those charges weren't felonies.

The charges outlined in a 14-page indictment include 10 counts each of embezzlement and fraud, one charge of perjury, and two counts each of second-degree hindering prosecution, tampering with a witness, attempted subornation of perjury, intimidating an officer in the discharge of his duties and extortion.

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