MARSHALL — A former Harrison County sheriff’s deputy, arrested in September on two counts of sexual indecency with a child by contact and again in December on a third charge of sexual indecency with a child, has been arrested on two more sex charges.
According to police reports, Huey Edward “Eddie” Nichols Jr., 49, was arrested Friday for sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. According to jail records, bonds were set at $100,000 each on the new charges.
Harrison County Sheriff Tom McCool confirmed that Nichols was still in the custody of Harrison County Jail as of Monday evening.
Nichols was indicted for the third charge in January. He and his wife, 33-year-old Sharon Renee Nichols, were indicted on the first two charges this past October.
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