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Arrested in connection with stabbing at the Hard Rock Casino

Two more have been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened at the Hard Rock Casino over the weekend. The U.S. Marshal’s Task Force located and arrested 29-year-old Hallis Russ Jr. and his girlfriend, Brandi Ratliff, today in the area of Louisville, Mississippi. Harrison County CID Investigators were able to obtain an arrest warrant […]
1 week ago
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Aggravated assault arrest

A Stone County woman is now behind bars after an argument with her neighbors escalated to a shooting. Sixty-two year-old Janie Schana was arrested today and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting her neighbor in the back as he was walking away. According to Stone County Investigator Ray Boggs, the altercation stemmed from a […]
2 weeks ago
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Three years since Kim Watts’ death

Friday marks the anniversary of the day Kimberly Watts was murdered in her Long Beach home. Forty-eight year-old Kimberly Watts was murdered inside her own home and to this day any information pertaining to her case is being withheld. Now, her family, still mourning her loss, is at least one step closer to finding and […]
2 weeks ago
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Update: Hard Rock stabbing suspect identified

On 10 November 2017 at approximately 3:33 pm Biloxi Police Officers responded the valet area of the Hard Rock Casino, located at 777 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, MS, for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they received information that the victim had been stabbed by an unknown suspect who fled the scene on foot […]
2 weeks ago
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Man accused of setting girlfriend on fire captured in Arkansas

Arkansas state troopers were called to the 2000 block of Highway 49 in Blackton, Arkansas about 1:15 p.m. today. The troopers found the 2014 Nissan Rogue burning that Jerry Glenn Willis, 43, is accused of taking from his live-in girlfriend. Willis was taken into custody approximately 2:00 p.m. without incident and is being held in […]
2 weeks ago
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Charged with burglary

Last night Biloxi police arrested a man wanted for a burglary that happened back in June. Twenty-one year-old Rodarrius Ward was arrested in the 300 block of Abbey Court around 9:30. Back in June, the victim told police Ward broke into her home without permission and stole several items. An investigation revealed Ward was in […]
2 weeks ago
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Two injured after shooting in Moss Point

Two people are injured after a shooting in Moss Point last night. Police Chief Calvin Hutchins said the shooting occurred at the corner of Highway 63 and Frederick Street around 9 p.m. last night. When officers arrived on scene they found the victim, 21-year-old Donovan Kelly, sitting in front of a business with a single […]
2 weeks ago
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Guilty of aggravated assault

A Gulfport man found guilty of aggravated assault yesterday could serve up to 20 years in prison. Thirty-three year-old Merlin Williams was arrested in July 2016 for stabbing his girlfriend repeatedly in the chest, arm, back, neck, and legs. After receiving the verdict, Circuit Judge Christopher Schmidt sentenced Williams to the maximum penalty of 20 […]
2 weeks ago
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Operation Crackdown arrests 29 people in George County

Nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies from the George County Sheriff’s Office to the FBI arrested 19 people today in what authorities are calling Operation Crackdown. Operation Crackdown consists of 42 charges that stem from selling methamphetamine, crack cocaine, and prescription opioids such as hydrocodone and oxycodone in the City of Lucedale and George County. […]
2 weeks ago
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Authorities seek Picayune man after woman found burned

Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and other south Mississippi law enforcement officers ask your assistance locating Jerry Glenn Willis, 43, who is wanted for domestic aggravated assault and kidnapping after his alleged live-in girlfriend was found burned alive. The victim, 46-year-old Stacy Mitchell Frank, was found shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 […]