FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jackson, MS - A Natchez business owner has been arrested and charged with felony false pretense, confirmed Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Dwight Gibson, 45, owner of Clear Creek Monuments in Natchez, was arrested Monday by investigators of the Attorney General’s Public Integrity Division and the Adam County Sheriff’s Office on two counts of felony false pretense.
Gibson is accused of selling cemetery monuments and headstones and then failing to deliver the merchandise. He was booked into the Adams County jail and placed under a $100,000 bond. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years behind bars per count.
The Attorney General would encourage anyone who has purchased merchandise from this defendant and failed to receive that merchandise to please call Investigator Roger Cribb at 601-942-9824.
As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.