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.
On Friday, at approximately 10:30 PM, the Marion County Sheriffs Office received a call in reference to a fight with possible shooting and stabbing in the area of Conerly Lane in Kokomo. Deputies responded to the area and were unable to locate anything or anyone. They remained in the... Read More.
The following is a list of people arrested during a drug sweep in Marion County this past weekend by the Marion County Sheriff's Office. These are arrests are the result of ongoing investigations. Pardeep Kumar Possession of a controlled substance Sanjeev Kumar Possession of a controlled substance Rykera Peters Possession of a... Read More.
An attempted murder suicide in the block of Smith Jones Road in Jefferson Davis County early Wednesday morning has left 1 injured and 2 dead. Lee Sandifer shot his girlfriend of 10 years, Christine Lewis, and 10-year old child following a domestic dispute around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, May... Read More.
On Tuesday, the Marion County Sheriff's Office was notified about a vehicle pursuit coming from Lamar County on Highway 98. The car was being driven by Alicia Holifield, 33, of Summit who was test driving a car from Ryan Chevrolet in Hattiesburg when she headed out of town with a... Read More.