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Sweep of school turns up rifle, drugs

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A sweep of the Houston High School and vehicles in its parking lot turned up a rifle, knife and a small amount of marijuana, prescription drugs and alcohol. Drug dogs from the Oxford Police Department walked through the school and then sniffed vehicles in the parking lot. When […]

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HISD reviews drug testing

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The goal is not to catch kids but to intervene and hopefully given them another reason to say no to illegal drugs. The Houston Board of Trustees has given a second review of a proposed drug testing policy that would screen students in extra curricular activities or those […]

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POLICE ROUNDUP: Five arrested in series of drug busts

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Five people in Chickasaw County have been arrested for possession of drugs after a week and a half of traffic stops, investigations and subsequent search warrants. During the recent traffic stops and investigations methamphetamine, crack cocaine and ten pounds of marijuana were recovered. Agents also recovered weapons and […]

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POLICE ROUNDUP: Two arrested on drug charges

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A simple traffic stop, an alert officer who spotted stolen items and a search warrant have resulted in the arrest of two people on drug charges. The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit stopped a vehicle on Pittsboro Street near the intersection of Pontotoc Street Tuesday night, Sept. 27. A […]

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Two arrested on drug charges

                        Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – A simple traffic stop, an alert officer who spotted stolen items and a search warrant have resulted in the arrest of two people on drug charges. The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit stopped a vehicle on […]

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POLICE ROUNDUP: Two arrested by county deputies for drugs

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – One arrest at a time, the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department is making a dent in the drug trade in this community. Deputies with the local sheriff’s department made two drug arrests this past week. On Tuesday Aug. 30, deputies with Chickasaw County Sheriff Department made a traffic stop […]

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Man arrested on drug charges

A traffic stop has led to the arrest of a man on drug charges. The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016, and arrested Adrian Shoemaker on CR 116 in Chickasaw County. Deputies recovered methamphetamine (ICE) from Shoemaker. Adrian Shoemaker was charged with possession of controlled substance – methamphetamine. […]

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Drug dogs sweep Houston schools

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Drugs dogs swept Houston High School and found just what they wanted to – nothing. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles said two dogs were sent into the high school and sniffed cars in the parking lot, but no drugs, weapons or alcohol were found and no […]

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Drug roundup prompts arrests

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   MONROE COUNTY — As part of a countywide roundup, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office released the following arrests: Freddie Brown, 63, of Amory, sale of prescription drugs Adam Bruff, 40, of Hamilton, possession of a weapon by a felon Jason D. Burnett, 30, of Hamilton, sale of prescription […]

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Okolona trio charged in dog fighting, moonshine case

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested three Okolona men on Monday in a case that involved the seizure of moonshine, drugs, stolen firearms and several dogs. Russell Jones, 67, was charged with accessory to dog fighting and possession of two stolen guns. He will be charged by the Alcohol […]

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EDITORIAL: Sweeping our community

      This week’s Chickasaw Journal contains news about a major drug sweep on the regional level that reached into Chickasaw County. It is the first major, regional, significant bust in this community in several years. There is a new Sheriff in town and while he was not directly involved in this investigation, he […]

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High-speed chase ends with drug charges

By William Moore Daily Journal SALTILLO – A 22-year-old Saltillo woman is facing numerous felony charges after an early morning chase up U.S. Highway 45. In addition to traffic violations, Lindsey Downs, 22, of Northgate Circle, Saltillo, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey […]

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Investigation results in several drug-related arrests

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department has executed two search warrants and arrested four people on drug charges following information provided by the public. Robert Wall, 38, of Okolona, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine on Tuesday, Jan. 19 after a search of his residence turned up […]

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Three arrested on controlled substance charges

ABERDEEN – Monroe County narcotics agents arrested an Alabama couple and a Monroe County man over the weekend on drug charges. Christina Ann Abbott, 40, and Clinton Matthew Joshlin, 35, both of Carbon Hill, Alabama, and Dustin A. Long, 29, Aberdeen, were arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office as the result of traffic stops […]

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