Jackson County man wanted for allegedly receiving stolen car

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man in connection with receiving stolen property. According to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers, Colton James Delaughter, 23, is wanted in connection with receiving a stolen vehicle. Delaughter is also wanted by MDOC for a probation violation. Delaughter is a white male, 6’3″, around 195 lbs, with … Read more

Yazoo City man shot dead by homeowner during home invasion

The Enterprise-Tocsin is reporting that a man is dead after he allegedly attempted to break into an occupied home. The incident occurred in Yazoo City early Tuesday morning. Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers told the ET that Eddie London was pronounced dead around 4:52 a.m. at a home on Grand Avenue. Shivers said London broke … Read more

Vending machine bandit on the loose in Jones County

Jones County authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a vending machine bandit. According to a release from Jones County, the suspect broke into a vending machine at Southeasten Baptist College on Highway 15 North on Monday night. Authorities say the man stole money and snacks. Security cameras in the area caught the … Read more

Hattiesburg man charged in church burglary

A Hub City man is in custody after police allegedly caught him in a burglary early on Tuesday. According to Hattiesburg Police Department, around 7:45 a.m., officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 4100 block of Lincoln Road at Venture Church. When officers arrived, they found a man inside the building who they … Read more

Children locked in U-Haul while mom eats at Waffle House, police say

Two children are reportedly under the protection of Child Protective Services after their mother locked them inside a U-Haul while she ate at the Laurel Waffle House with a friend. According to the SunHerald, police were called around 6 p.m. last Wednesday to a Waffle House where a witness reportedly saw two children locked in … Read more

Oxford man arrested in generator theft earlier this month

Police have a man in custody in the October 9 burglary of a storage building in Oxford. That day, Oxford Police were called about several items being stolen from a storage unit at Jeff Davis Storage Units. The owner said he had two generators stolen. The following Monday, OPD received a tip about someone attempting … Read more

FRONT LINES Episode 2.2: Tetris Masters

It was a big month for drug busts in Rankin County, and here are two of the three biggest. Deputy Ronnie Decell finds some cocaine in a compartment and Brandon Police Lt. Joseph French comes across 362 pounds in garbage bags of marijuana worth more than $1 million on the street. You can read more … Read more

Jackson police issue warrant in the Rain Nightclub shooting, update on other homicides

EDITOR’S NOTE: We initially reported one of the deceased victims as Deya Bennett, whose name was given to us by the Jackson Police Department. That is incorrect and has been changed to reflect the correct information. In a Monday press conference, Deputy Chief Deric Hearn told reporters a warrant has been issued for the arrest … Read more

Victim identified in Thursday homicide in Jackson

Jackson police are looking into the capital city’s latest homicide. According to JPD, a man was shot to death at Raymond Road and Shady Lane Drive around 9 p.m. Thursday. WLBT reports that police were seen placing several evidence markers on the ground near the NP One Stop at the intersection of Raymond Road and … Read more

Rankin County arrests woman in human trafficking case

A Florence woman is behind bars in Rankin County after several agencies teamed up to try to catch her in the act of sex trafficking. On Wednesday, Rankin County deputies received information of the possible sex trafficking of a 16-year-old female from out of state. Rankin County Sheriff’s investigators contacted Attorney General Lynn Fitch’s Office, … Read more