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Forrest County Sheriff’s Office to get motorcycles

forrest-countyThree sheriff’s deputies are getting new rides thanks to $53,400 seized by the department for crimes including drug infractions.

The Hattiesburg American reports the county’s Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of the 2017 Harley-Davidson FLHTP Electra Glide Solo Law Enforcement Motorcycles, priced at $17,800 per unit, on Monday.

Board President David Hogan says this is an example of taking drug dealers’ and felons’ property and money, and putting those monies and properties toward public safety and helping the community.

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