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.
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.
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.
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... 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... 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:
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.