OXFORD, Miss. — The former operator of several drinking water systems in North Mississippi has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills following her guilty pleas to compromising water quality.
WTVA TV reports 38-year-old Mari Leigh Childs pleaded guilty to one count of submitting false material statements and one count of failing to establish and maintain records, make reports and sample effluents as required by the
Childs, of Derma, was sentenced to probation for five-years and six months of home confinement with an
She must also pay restitution in the amount of nearly $35,000.