Arrests made in October 29 murder in Kokomo

Investigators have arrested 3 individuals in connection with the October 29, 2019 murder of Essic Darby in Kokomo, MS. Nathan Smith (22) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. Rico Roberts (23) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. LaJourdon Travis (25) of Poplarville, charged... Read More.

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... 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,... Read More.

Rankings of the Safest Cities in Mississippi

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:

Murder in Kokomo Friday Night

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... Read More.