- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

MOSSES, Ala. (AP) - The director of the Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency has been indicted on charges that he used the office improperly.

WSFA-TV reports that Walter Hill is charged with using his public position for personal gain and second-degree forgery, a felony. The forgery charge stems from allegations that Hills falsely making an ID card.

Hill also serves as mayor of Mosses, but the charges are related only to his position with the EMA.

Resident Edward McCall tells WAKA-TV that other people are trying to get rid of him because he’s a good man and a good mayor. Hill couldn’t be reached for comment.

Hill’s bond was set at $2,500. He has a court appearance on Jan. 31.