County’s legal bills more than $341,000 as reported COVID conditions strain 201 Poplar

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2021 6:28 AM CT | Published: September 29, 2021 4:30 PM CT

The county is paying an average of $34,000 per month to a Jackson, Tennessee, law firm to represent Sheriff Floyd Bonner in a federal lawsuit. 


201 Poplar Shelby County Jail Just City Josh Spickler
Matt Stroud

Matt Stroud

Matt Stroud, a former correspondent for Bloomberg News and The Associated Press, is an investigative reporter with The Daily Memphian. He is the author of “Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing,” and the creator of the six-part podcast, “Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment.”

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