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.
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.
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.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for your assistance in trying to locate a stolen dump truck, trailer, and tractor. On 3/8/2018 sometime in the morning a Marion County dump truck along with a trailer and tractor was stolen from the Kokomo community of Marion County. The dump... Read More.
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.
The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced their ranking of the Safest Cities in Mississippi for 2018. The top ten are: 1. Petal 2. Madison 3. Brandon 4. Long Beach 5. Hernando 6. Horn Lake 7. Olive Branch 8. Southaven 9. Oxford 10. West Point For more information: https://www.alarms.org/safest-cities-in-mississippi-2018 To identify the... Read More.
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.
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.