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By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi’s 10 newest law enforcement officers were sworn in at the Link Centre in Tupelo...
Monroe Journal According to a statement from the Amory Police Department, Adrian Van Downs, 46, of Greenwood Springs was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, crystal meth. He is currently being held at the Amory Police Department awaiting a bond to be set.
By Patsy R. Brumfield Daily Journal OXFORD – Winafer Lafreda Pomlee of Oxford faces up to 20 years in prison if she is convicted on federal counterfeiting charges. Pomlee, 28, is accused of two counts that she intended to defraud, force and pass “falsely made” $100 U.S. currency bills. In its indictment, the government also […]
By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit arrested Danny Gene Blevins, 54, of Hamilton on Nov. 22. Blevins was arrested after an ongoing investigation and has been charged with possession of a controlled substance crack cocaine. Bond has not been set for Blevins at this time. He is currently […]
By JB Clark Daily Journal TUPELO – Prescription drug abuse in Northeast Mississippi is following the upward national trend, but unlike the nation, the region has not seen a large influx of heroin or marijuana. Tupelo Police Capt. Marvis Bostic of the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit said diverted prescription drugs being sold and used recreationally […]
OXFORD (AP) – The Oxford Police Department is implementing a new vehicle take-home policy. “This policy will be used as a deterrent to crime, an enhancement to response capabilities and a cost-reduction measure for the department,” Police Chief Joey East told aldermen this week. The board of aldermen approved the plan. The Oxford Eagle reports […]
STARKVILLE (AP) – Starkville police Chief David Lindley has been placed on paid administrative leave, though a reason for the move wasn’t immediately disclosed. Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman tells local television stations that the city’s Board of Aldermen decided to place Lindley on leave during a closed-door meeting Friday. Wiseman didn’t give a reason for […]
By Patsy R. Brumfield Daily Journal OXFORD – J. Everett Dutschke’s handwriting is on a letter containing a recipe for ricin, the government claims in a new filing Friday to his attorney defending him against federal charges that he sent poison-laden letters to elected officials. Prosecutors detail various other alleged evidence noted in reports about […]
By Patsy R. Brumfield Daily Journal JACKSON – Murder defendant Dr. David Parvin will not get bailed out of jail, a Mississippi Supreme Court three-judge panel decided this week. The no-bail order was signed Wednesday by Justice Michael Randolph. Parvin faces a new trial on Monroe County charges that he killed his wife, Joyce. He […]
By Errol Castens Daily Journal ABBEVILLE – A U.S. Marine just days from finishing his four-year hitch was killed early Friday morning when his car was rear-ended on Highway 7 North near the Tallahatchie River bridge. The deceased man was identified as Samuel Spraberry, 22, of Oxford. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Joey Miller said MHP […]