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Ex-Miss. police chief faces new indictment

JACKSON, Miss. — A former Mendenhall police chief already charged with demanding money or property in exchange for dropping criminal charges against people has been indicted on nine new federal counts.

The new indictment against Donald ‘‘Bruce’’ Barlow says he sometimes made people sign over their vehicles in exchange for him dropping charges and also demanded cash payments, in one case $4,500.

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