Miss. County sues Blytheville for non-payment of jail fees

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A lawyer for Mississippi County has filed a lawsuit against the city of Blytheville.

County lawyer Dan Ritchey filed the complaint near the end of May.  Ritchey says Blytheville owes the county more than $600,000 for non-payment of jail fees by the city.

The time period of the fees stretch from March 2011 to April 2012.

The city has until the end of June to respond to the suit.

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