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355 Cox Street, Suite B
Lucedale, MS 39452

Administrative Office Hours:
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

This website is dedicated to the memory of
Sheriff Garry Welford



On Monday September 19, 2011, the George County Sheriff’s Department and Agents from the Mississippi Gaming Commission acting on a crime tip seized approximately $3,600.00 in coins and paper currency, eleven (11) illegal gambling devices from seven (7) businesses in George County.

A first violation is a misdemeanor and upon conviction carries a fine not to exceed Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or imprisoned not exceeding three (3) months or both.


Authorized for release by Sheriff John A. Keel

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