Daily Journal Two Tupelo men have been arrested and charged in connection to a string of auto burglaries. Jammarris Williams, 23, and Jordan Sadler, 22, each face four counts of burglary of a vehicle. The burglaries occurred in the downtown area this past weekend. Williams and Sadler were both arrested on the scene, and Tupelo […]


Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man was arrested Wednesday and charged in the Sunday sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. After the victim’s mother took the child to authorities, Kishore Strong, 25, turned himself in to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday afternoon. The Tupelo Police interviewed Strong on Wednesday morning and charged […]


Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo woman is facing a felony charge and up to 10 years in prison for allegedly trying to sell her son. Kathryn Herring, 31, was formally charged with offering to sell a child Wednesday afternoon. According to Tupelo Police detective Lt. Lynette Sandlin, the arrest was the result of an […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times A teen has been charged with breaking into a Tremont business, but not actually stealing anything. Devin Graham, 18, of 1923 Mt. Pleasant Road Northeast, Tremont, was arrested Friday and charged with burglary of a commercial building. He is accused of the June 23 break in at Big Bee […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Local authorities have arrested a man they believe stole several batteries. Investigators with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department say they’ve captured Jeff Lesley, 54, of 7338 Highway 371, Mooreville, and charged him in connection with a string of battery thefts from across the county. Lesley is accused of stealing […]

CORINTH (AP) – An Alcorn County judge has ordered a former county supervisor held without bond as he awaits trial on an embezzlement charge. According to multiple media reports, prosecutors sought to revoke the bond of Jimmy “Dal” Nelms in the embezzlement case after Nelms was arrested last week for grand larceny. Nelms has been […]

Daily Journal ABERDEEN – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Sunday afternoon following a traffic stop. After stopping Zachary Morris Leach, 23, of Doss Drive, Aberdeen, and Justin Wayne Bryant, 21, of Parham Store Road, Smithville, officers discovered a large amount of methamphetamine in the car. Both have been charged with felony possession […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Two men were arrested in separate incidents Monday on felony charges in Oxford. Investigators of the Oxford Police Department served Gary Glade, 51, of Union, Arkansas, with an arrest warrant for armed robbery. The victim and a witness accused him of pulling a knife, grabbing her around the neck and stealing […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man and a 17-year-old male are in custody after a pursuit in north Tupelo Saturday night. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said around 11:30 Saturday night, deputies spotted a vehicle reported stolen days before in Mooreville. When deputies tried to stop the maroon Jeep on Barnes […]