Melton Down


In our July 20th issue, we published a story about Frank Melton, the mayor of Jackson, Misssissippi, and his unconventional efforts to curb crime in his city. Melton often acts as chief enforcer in a Wyatt Earp-style campaign against evil-doers. Now, it seems things have taken an ugly turn for Mayor Melton; he has been indicted following a story by the Jackson Free Press that describes Melton and his lackeys illegally demolishing a man’s home in an ill-conceived raid. Read it all here.

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