Three Arrested in Drug Bust in Marion County

On Wednesday, the Marion County Sheriff's Office executed a residential narcotics search warrant at 43 Brumfield Cutoff in Foxworth. Investigators found nearly an ounce and a half of Methamphetamine packaged for distribution, over three ounces of Marijuana, and several firearms.Those arrested were identified to be Joshua Matthew Edwards, age... Read More.

Former Water Association President Arrested

The Marion County Sheriff's Office arrested Marcus Hull for the charge of embezzlement today. The Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Mississippi State Auditor's Office has conducted an investigation into missing funds of the Gilead/Improve Water Association in Marion County. Through the investigation it was determined that over... Read More.

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.