Alcorn County gets back $31,809

By The Associated Press

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A second bond company has reached a settlement in the state auditor’s investigation of former Alcorn County Supervisor Danny Crotts.

The Daily Corinthian reports the RLI Insurance Company has agreed to pay $31,809. The board of supervisors agreed to accept the payment.

Travelers Insurance Company recently agreed to pay $95,403.

In February, the state auditor’s office an alleged misuse of funds occurred from 2002 through 2007.

The allegations included Crotts billing the county more than $15,000 for expenses at a building that had a bar and dance floor; two instances of working on private property; purchasing auto parts for personal vehicles; and disposing of county property rather than transferring it to the supervisor-elect.

Crotts, who defeated in 2007, is running again this year.

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