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Detective Brandon Garrett talks to Khacy Elliott, 14, left, the cadet supervisor, as Tray Evans, 14, center left, and Eric Dunbar, 14,  center right, log evidence during a crime scene investigation scenario.

Students learn about police work at academy

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – A group of teenage police cadets hustled around the grounds of the North Mississippi Law Enforcement...

By JB Clark Daily Journal OXFORD – Two men convicted in 2011 for a kickback-bribery scheme at the Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville will have some of their charges retried. U.S. District Court Judge Neal B. Biggers last week ordered a retrial of Lee Garner’s three counts of fraud and one count of bribery and […]

Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – Okolona police have arrested a man on robbery charges after he allegedly brandished a knife and robbed a convenience store in Okolona just after midnight Thursday. Okolona Assistant Police Chief Dwight Parker said authorities arrested Quentin Horton, 32, of Okolona, on charges of armed robbery, and he is […]

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Daily Journal CORINTH – The suspect held in a Wednesday night shooting and charged with murder was arraigned in Corinth municipal court on Friday. Bond for Amartrie Moss, 17, of Corinth, was set at $500,000 by Judge John Ross, on the recommendation of Corinth police Capt. Ralph Dance. Corinth attorney Clay Nails was appointed as […]

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By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – A suspect in the Wednesday night shooting death of a Baldwyn man will be arraigned today on a charge of murder in Corinth municipal court. Police have arrested Amartrie Moss, 17, of Corinth, and charged him as an adult, said Corinth Police Capt. Ralph Dance. Moss […]

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By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Amy Denise Towles was convicted Thursday in Alcorn County circuit court on a charge of aggravated assault and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Towles, 46, of Corinth, will serve five years after Judge Thomas Gardner suspended 15 years of the sentence, and ordered five years […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – A 17-year-old suspect is in custody in the Wednesday evening shooting death of a Baldwyn man. Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Anthony Beene of 860 County Road 511, Baldwyn. Beene died of multiple gunshot wounds, said Corinth police Capt. Ralph Dance. Witnesses told police […]

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Daily Journal TUPELO – A Lee County man was charged with possession of meth on Monday. Edward G. Glass, 39, of Lee County, was charged with possession of 12 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Glass was taken into custody by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies after the drugs were allegedly found during a traffic […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Police were releasing limited information about a shooting that occurred about 7 p.m. today in Corinth. Corinth police Capt. Ralph Dance said the victim was a male, about 20 years old, but he would not identify him pending notification of all family members. A suspect has […]

By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man was arraigned Wednesday on two charges of embezzlement under contract. Richie C. Darby, 25, of Tupelo, was charged after Lee County Sheriff’s investigators allege he failed to complete contracted work he received payment for in advance. His bond was set at $50,000. Before Lee County […]