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Hayti Mayor Bobby Watkins arrested on additional charges

Bobby Watkins (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Department) Bobby Watkins (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Department)

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KAIT)-  Sheriff's officials in Pemiscot County have arrested Mayor Bobby Watkins on additional charges.

According to Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, Mayor Watkins was arrested Tuesday after additional information was developed in a 2011 investigation concerning county road and bridge employees, local businessmen and the mayor. 

The additional charge filed by the county prosecutor's office was for conspiracy of theft/stealing of property or services over $500.

Mayor Watkins will appear in court again on March 22.  Bond for the mayor was set at $10,000.

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