Daily Journal CORINTH – A routine call to remove an unwanted guest turned into felony drug charges Wednesday. According to Darrell Hopkins of the Alcorn Narcotics Unit, the Farmington Police and Alcorn County deputies went to a residence on County Road to help remove a man who was no longer supposed to be living there. […]


By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – Law enforcement across Northeast Mississippi is continuing a search for the suspect who shot a Corinth Police officer early Wednesday morning. “We’ve got an army of people up here looking for the suspect,” said Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance. “In addition to us and the Alcorn County Sheriff’s […]

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Three people were arrested on misdemeanor drug charges when police canvassed the area near the Elvis Presley Birthplace after shots were reported fired in the area.

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Reports of shots fired on Adams Street led dozens of armed officers to storm an East Tupelo duplex. Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said a caller reported hearing about five shots around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Tupelo Police, Lee County Sheriff deputies and the Mississippi Highway Patrol all responded. […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – A judge has ruled that an Oxford man charged with shooting and killing his mother and half-brother in November 2013 is competent to stand trial. Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth on Friday declared Regis Mister able to stand trial and able to assist attorneys in his own defense, based on the […]

By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – A new court date has been set for a former Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper accused of using unnecessary and excessive force. The federal civil case will begin Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m. in Oxford. John Hawn alleges ex-trooper Christopher Hughes beat him after he failed to stop at […]


Daily Journal CALHOUN CITY – Two men are in jail following a Monday morning home invasion that left one woman shot. Calhoun City Police report that two men entered a house at 307 North Main Street through the back door around 1 a.m. They confronted and shot Miriam Williams, 21, multiple times. She was transported […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – The theft of jewelry from a Lafayette County house landed an Oxford man in jail. According to Oxford Police Maj. Jeff McCutchen, the victim told police on Aug. 11 that someone had entered the house and stolen several pieces of jewelry. The investigation revealed that James D. Brown, 42, had been […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Lee County deputies are searching for a Lake Piomingo man accused of shooting a man Monday afternoon. Victor Parker, 33, of General Robertson Trail, Lake Piomingo, should be considered armed and dangerous, according to Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson. “We got a call around 4:30 p.m. that a […]

Daily Journal An Alcorn County man is dead after a one-vehicle accident Monday morning. The wreck occurred around 10 a.m. on MS 356 in Prentiss County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Upon arriving, troopers found that Thomas Munsell, 47, of the Jacinto community, had been traveling east on MS 356 when he lost control […]