Former Biloxi official Fredrick Cliff Kirkland indicted on sex crime charges
A Harrison County grand jury found enough evidence to indict former Biloxi city official Fredrick Cliff Kirkland on nine sex crime charges.
According to our media partner the Sun Herald, Kirkland was initially arrested on December 17th, 2019 on two counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes.
After hearing evidence in the case, the grand jury indicted him on additional charges involving three alleged minor victims under the age of 16.
The crimes occurred at different times between August 1st, 2013 and July 13, 2017, the records say.
Kirkland remains free on a $100,000 bond. He faces up to 15 years in prison on each count. His next court date is January 19th.