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Drive-by shooting arrest

Jackson County authorities team up to make a speedy arrest regarding a drive-by shooting in St. Martin this afternoon. The incident took place near Columbus Circle just before two. No one was injured. According to authorities, the homeowner knew the person who did it. They were able to give deputies a vehicle description and a […]
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Four arrested in shooting death in Pascagoula

Four people are charged in the shooting death of a Gautier man, but Pascagoula authorities say more charges are possible. On Friday, officers responded to shots fired in the area of Regency Wood Apartments. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male, 23-year-old Josten Washington from Gautier. Twenty-eight year-old Victor Washington, 33-year-old Anthony Abston, 19-year-old Jada […]
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Man charged with exploitation of a child

Forty-one year-old George Ramp Jr. pled guilty to three counts of exploitation of a child and two counts of touching a child for lustful purposes. The events in question occurred between May 27th, 2015 and May 31st, 2015. Ramp briefly lived with the two-year-old victim and her mother. He babysat the victim while the mother […]
5 days ago
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Two arrested for aggravated assault

Two men are in custody in Moss Point after police say they shot a man for no reason. Twenty-six year-old Patrick Thompson and 30-year-old Demetrius Howard, both of Pascagoula, were arrested and charged with aggravated assault after a 9-1-1 call of shots fired at Gautier Street near Fernando Avenue around 1:30 this morning. On scene, […]
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Teen accused of killing six-year-old in Jackson given bond

Bond has been set for one of the three people arrested in connection with the Kingston Frazier case. Authorities say that a judge signed a bond order for Dwan Wakefield for $275,000. Wakefield, Byron McBride, and D’Allen Washington were all charged with capital murder. Madison County Assistant District Attorney Bryan Buckley said Wakefield is still […]
6 days ago
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Gautier man arrested for grand larceny

Thirty-one year-old Thomas Marshall Stewart of Gautier has been arrested on a charge of grand larceny. The arrest stems from an investigation into a theft at the Golden Nugget Casino. Stewart allegedly stole a casino patron’s wallet which contained over one thousand dollars. Stewart was arrested by the Gautier Police Department and transported to the […]
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Kevin Mattina arrested for false pretense

On Wednesday November 15, 2017, Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 49 year old Kevin Paul Mattina who resides at 2009 S 8th St. Ocean Springs, MS on a felony charge of False Pretense. According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, On November 13, 2017, the Harrison County Board of Supervisors filed a report with the […]
7 days ago
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Charged with sexual battery and kidnapping of a child under 14

Two South Mississippi women are arrested in connection with a missing teen from Hattiesburg. The missing 13-year-old was found safe in Biloxi yesterday and reunited with her parents. The teen’s aunt, 38-year-old Shannon Hinton of Hattiesburg, was arrested along with 23-year-old Natalie Lett of Gulfport. They are each charged with one count of sexual battery […]
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Former Biloxi School District police chief charged with embezzlement

Former Biloxi School District Police Chief Paul Cannette is behind bars after a grand jury indicted him on an embezzlement charge. Special agents from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor arrested Cannette yesterday. Authorities say Cannette embezzled more than $150,000 from the Mississippi Association of School Resource Officers, or MASRO. MASRO receives public funds […]
1 week ago
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Bank robbery at Hancock Bank in Waveland

At approximately 5:30 PM this evening an unknown black male walked into the Hancock Bank located at 529 Highway 90 in Waveland and robbed them via a note which indicated that he had a weapon. The male then left in an unknown direction. It is not known at this time if he had a vehicle […]