Meridian Star

March 30, 2013

Former Meridian officer sentenced for wire fraud

from staff reports
The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     MERIDIAN (AP) - A former Meridian police officer has been sentenced to house arrest and probation after being convicted of forging a subpoena, while employed as a police officer, to obtain his wife's phone records.

    Terrell Thompson, 33, was sentenced Thursday for wire fraud in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. He was sentenced to one year houses arrest followed by five years' probation.

    Prosecutors say Thompson forged the signatures of a judge and a police detective on a subpoena which he faxed to the phone company

    Thompson was arrested in November of 2010. He was convicted in January.