By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal According to Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell, four subjects are being held in connection to a string of vehicle thefts in Aberdeen. Cantrell said his department has recovered trucks stolen from White Oil and Pioneer Community Hospital and a trailer stolen from Mattox Services, all in Aberdeen. The vehicles […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A 22-year-old Tupelo woman was jailed this week in connection with the death of an infant in late 2014. Santana Davidson was arrested Tuesday and charged with manslaughter. If convicted, she faces up to 20 years in prison. “The case was taken before the grand jury, and they […]


By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – Police Chief Ralph Dance said officials are searching for a white man and woman who allegedly shot two men Wednesday evening. The woman, in her mid-30s with dirty blonde hair, was the passenger in a black Ford pickup that was driven by an older white male with a […]

WEST POINT (AP) – Two men have been indicted by a Clay County grand jury on aggravated assault charges related to an alleged beating that left a man in a coma after he was found in a West Point parking lot in August. Assistant District Attorney Lindsay Clemons says in a news release that no […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – People getting a traffic citation in Tupelo might not have noticed the difference, but the Tupelo Police Department loves its electronic ticketing system. E-tickets speed up the time it takes to fill out the citation, in turn reducing the amount of time an officer is standing on the […]


By William Moore Daily Journal CORINTH – A shooting Wednesday afternoon in a Corinth parking lot sent two men to the hospital. According to Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance, two men were in a car in the parking lot of a Cass Street fast food restaurant when a couple in a black pickup pulled up […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – A Texas man is going to prison for an Internet scam using the identity of a deceased Mississippian, Attorney General Jim Hood announced today. John Wiggins, 52, of Round Rock, Texas, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lafayette County Circuit Court before Judge John Gregory to two counts of fraudulent use of identity […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Local, state and federal law enforcement are investigating verbal threats made by an Oxford Middle School student. Oxford School District officials said Wednesday that they are cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation, which was opened Tuesday after another OMS student reported verbal threats made against the school to the school’s […]

Monroe Journal An Amory man is facing multiple statutory rape charges. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Andrew Prestridge, 25, on Wednesday. Prestridge has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and three counts of statutory rape. He is currently housed at the Monroe County Detention Center, awaiting arraignment before a Monroe County […]