Wire reports BOONEVILLE – A Booneville woman could spend 20 years in federal prison after admitting she took nearly a quarter million dollars from a Booneville plant. Rebecca Crawford, 47, has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with the theft from Acco Brands of Booneville, according to WCBI-TV. Court documents show […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The long arm of the law often catches crooks by their fingers. The Chickasaw County Jail came before county supervisors last week seeking a maintenance agreement that will keep its fingerprint scanner operating 24/7 for years to come. “The contract is about $5,000 for yearly maintenance and repairs,” […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Instead of going to trial Monday in Lee County Circuit Court, Christopher Mink will be transported to the state penitentiary in Parchman. Mink, 46, was scheduled to go to trial Nov. 30 on charges he assaulted, kidnapped and set on fire Norma Leann Horn on Sept. 15, 2012. […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – The University of Mississippi Police Department has asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to independently investigate an incident involving a temporary police officer and a fan during the Ole Miss-LSU football game Saturday. Christopher Barnes, 27, was arrested on three charges after a confrontation with police that was captured on video […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Enforcement Period at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Thanksgiving period will conclude Sunday at midnight. During the highly traveled period, troopers will be assigned to interstate and highway systems in order to combat careless and reckless driving along with speeding and […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – After serving as the Police Chief for both Tupelo and Columbus, Tony Carleton is now working for the Oxford Police Department. “He started work for us last Wednesday (Nov. 18),” said Oxford Police Chief Joey East. “He has been assigned to our training division. “He will also help […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – The University of Mississippi Police Department is investigating an altercation between police and at least one fan during the football game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday. University police issued a statement on social media saying it is aware of a video that surfaced that appeared to show a police officer striking a […]

Daily Journal A Booneville man is dead after a one-vehicle crash on Saturday morning. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Weslee P. Bridges, 38, was traveling west on MS Highway 364 in a Chevy Silverado when he apparently lost control of the truck at the intersection of MS Highway 30. He ran off the road […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A Starkville man is dead after a one-car crash that occurred in front of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G Substation. MHP responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m. Saturday on US Highway 182 at East Lee Boulevard. A Toyota Camry driven by Teresa Sanders, 36, of Starkville, was traveling east […]