Rolling Fork Mayor facing felony charges

Mayor Eldridge Walker

ROLLING FORK, Miss. (WJTV) —  The mayor of Rolling Fork is facing felony charges following a four-count indictment.

Attorney General Jim Hood said investigators recently arrested Eldridge Walker for false pretense, conspiracy to commit false pretense, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

The indictment alleges Walker is alleged in the indictment to have, while doing businesses as Walker Construction, submitted a false invoice concerning alleged work at the home of a Rolling Fork resident “with intent to defraud Federal Home Loan Bank.”

He was booked in the Hinds County Jail.

If convicted of all charges, the he could face up to 20 years behind bars.

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