Shooting in Marion County on Wednesday

On March 21, 2018, Marion County Investigators investigated a shooting at 14 Killingsworth Circle in the Lampton Community. Numerous rounds were fired into the residence that was occupied at the time of the shooting. Fortunately no one was injured. Douglas Jarrod Peters, 17, of Columbia, was developed as a suspect.... Read More.

Two Men Sentenced in Connection to Hattiesburg Police Murder

15th Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell announces that Abram "Pete" Franklin, age 32, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi pled guilty to Hindering Prosecution and Possession of a Stolen Firearm and was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Prentiss G. Harrell to five years for the hindering prosecution charge and to five... Read More.

Drug Arrests in Columbia Early Sunday Morning

On March 10, 2018 Columbia Police Officers received information that a male and female living in the Northwood Villa Apartments at 1500 Barnes St were selling crack cocaine. The information given was that of Sandra Mitchell and LaHarry Ward residents living in Apartment 24. A... Read More.

Bomb Threat at Lawrence County High School

The Lawrence County School District and local law enforcement responded to a bomb threat that was called into Lawrence County High School around lunchtime on Thursday afternoon. School officials reported that someone called the high school's office requesting the address of the school and saying they were coming to... Read More.

Manhunt Ends in Lawrence County

The manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson, ended when authorities found him dead around 8:45pm on Monday night in the Frog Ridge area of Southwest Lawrence County. According to Sheriff Lessie Butler, it appears he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Wilson had been wanted since December... Read More.

Manhunt for Lawrence County Man

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and other state and local law officers, are on a manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson. Wilson, 56, is believed to have shot and killed his neighbor, Henry Peavey, Tuesday afternoon. Wilson is also believed to have set fire to... Read More.