CRIME
Man convicted for drugs, evidence of dog fighting found
Brittany Land
July 20, 2018
42 year-old Ance Payton of Jackson pled guilty yesterday to possessing several illegal drugs with the intent to distribute them. In 2017, the Jackson Police Department received several complaints from Crime Stoppers and concerned citizens...
California man faces heroin charges in Mississippi
Brittany Land
July 19, 2018
37 year-old Vincente Manuel Ruiz of Modesto, California, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more...
Update: Rankin inmate back in custody
Alex Paton
July 19, 2018
Update:  A Facebook post from the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that inmate David Sean Crabb is back in custody after walking away from a detail last night. Original Report:  The Mississippi Department of...
Two Mississippi residents face firearm charges
Brittany Land
July 18, 2018
41 year-old Santoria L. French of Hattiesburg and 37 year-old Lemont Antoine Jackson of Jackson each entered guilty pleas to felony charges yesterday. French entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to possess with intent to...
Coast human trafficking case leads to charges
Steven Gagliano
July 18, 2018
A victim has been rescued and a Gulfport man has been charged in connection with a human trafficking investigation. 30-year-old Maxwell Phillips was taken into custody after a hotel room at the In Town Suites...
Man charged with arson, wife and son’s murder
Steven Gagliano
July 17, 2018
A man in Louisville faces capital murder charges after allegedly starting a fire on Sunday that caused the death of his wife and son.  Chief Deputy Keith Alexander with the Winston County Sheriff’s Department confirmed...
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