Grand Jury indicts Memphis postal employee - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Grand Jury indicts Memphis postal employee

James Hodges James Hodges

Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced Thursday that the state Grand Jury for Shelby County had indicted an employee for the U.S. Postal Service in Memphis for official misconduct.

James Hodges was taken into custody on Wednesday.

Police arrested Hodges in November and charged him with attempted kidnapping, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He had been out on bond prior to the Grand Jury returning the indictment for two counts of official misconduct.

According to the indictment, the offenses took place between May 1 and October 1, 2007.

The standard sentence for official misconduct is one to two years in prison.

Hidges posted a $5,000 bond for the official misconduct charges and is scheduled to appear in court for those charges January 24 .

He is also scheduled to appear in court on December 18th on the attempted kidnapping charge and January 4th on the drug charge.

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