1 month ago
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Man On The Run Now Behind Bars

A Vancleave man who has been on the run for several weeks with felony warrants against him is now behind bars. A sheriff’s deputy, with the help of a Gautier Police Officer and K-9, arrested 39 year old Joseph Brewer late last night after authorities say brewer ran into the woods behind his home. Sheriff […]
2 months ago
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Autopsy Results Reveal Cause of Death For Jackson County Murder Victim

Today Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell released the cause of death for the Latimer man found in a freezer this past Monday. Autopsy results revealed that 65 year-old Jerry Floyd Kirkendall was strangled in a home he rented in Jackson County. The man accused of killing him is 40 year-old Thomas Stafford. A Capital Murder […]
4 months ago
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Drug Bust On I-10

A Texas man is behind bars in Jackson County, after deputies discovered nearly eight pounds of cocaine in his truck during traffic stop on I-10. Luis Maldonado was arrested Tuesday morning at the 70 mile marker, after a Jackson County Deputy was unable to read his truck tag. A K-9 unit then alerted officer to […]
5 months ago
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Wanted Wednesday: Stopping Career Criminals

On this week’s Wanted Wednesday, we introduce you to a criminal who has been wanted on and off since the 80s. Some may call him a professional criminal, a habitual offender and he’s not the only one of his kind. News 25’s Shelby Myers sat down with Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell who thinks the […]
10 months ago
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One Person Dead After Murder At Hotel

A guest was killed Saturday night at a Best Western in St. Martin. After receiving a 9-1-1 call, Jackson County officials tell News 25 they found 25- year-old Dee Whigham of Clarke County in a hotel room. Friends of the victim confirm Whigham was a transgender female. Whigham was visiting South Mississippi with friends and […]
11 months ago
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Car Chase Though Jackson County

The male driver of that car is now in custody. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells News 25, it started in Biloxi over an hour ago and traveled through Jackson County and eventually ended on Highway 57 in George County. There are felony warrants out for that driver. News 25 will keep you updated as […]
1 year ago
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Work Center Shuts Down Operation

The Jackson County Community Work Center in Pascagoula is shut-down. The center gave inmates the opportunity to contribute to society supplying them with limited-skill based jobs around town. In recent years the Mississippi department of corrections has changed some of the guidelines that make these inmates eligible to participate in the work program. Jackson County […]
1 year ago
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Motorcycle Driver Killed In Jackson County

On 24 February 2016, at about 12:05 p.m., deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Old Fort Bayou Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance responded to a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the area of South St. on Seaman Rd. Witnesses told traffic investigators that the motorcycle was traveling east on Seaman Rd. at […]
2 years ago
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Jackson Co. Sheriff Names News Chief Deputy, John Ledbetter

Jackson County Sheriff, Mike Ezell, named Pascagoula Police lieutenant and longtime friend, John Ledbetter, as his Chief Deputy Friday morning.
2 years ago
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New Details Released About Hurley Murder

According to the Sheriff, the woman was killed by one of her neighbors and that man is now behind bars, charged with capital murder.