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  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd looks back towards the courtroom during a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD District Attorney Tony Lawrence talks with Mike Byrd's lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, during a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Byrd pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, District Attorney Tony Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd, left, talks with his lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, before a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd, left, stands with his lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, while pleading guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd, right, takes his seat with his lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, before a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd, left, talks with his lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, before a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd, left, talks with his lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, before a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD Jackson County Deputy Chad Powell is shown at the Jackson County Courthouse where a grand jury investigating Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd was meeting on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. Byrd plead guilty to a state charge of attempting to induce Powell to lie to the grand jury and tell them he was struck by concrete fragments during a July 31, 2012, shooting at the office of the Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County that went unreported.
    JOHN FITZHUGH | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Joe Sam Owen, left, looks back towards the courtroom while talking with his client, Mike Byrd, before a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness, a count listed in the indictment as tampering with a witness, in a plea agreement with the state.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD District Attorney Tony Lawrence talks with Mike Byrd's lawyer, Joe Sam Owen, during a status hearing on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Byrd pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, District Attorney Tony Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Former Jackson County sheriff Mike Byrd walks back to his seat after pleading guilty to one count of intimidating a witness on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd plead guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, District Attorney Tony Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Joe Sam Owen, right, talks to the press after his client, Mike Byrd, pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD District Attorney Tony Lawrence gives a press conference after a status hearing for Mike Byrd on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD District Attorney Tony Lawrence gives a press conference after a status hearing for Mike Byrd on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
  • AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD District Attorney Tony Lawrence gives a press conference after a status hearing for Mike Byrd on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the Jackson County Courthouse. Byrd pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement with the state. In exchange, Lawrence dismissed a total of 28 felony charges and two misdemeanor offenses.
    AMANDA McCOY | SUN HERALD
Former sheriff Mike Byrd pleaded guilty to one charge of intimidating a witness in a plea agreement with the state on Thursday.
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