SUNDAY A.M.: Snow blankets parts of the state

(📸: Paul Holley, Rankin Co. Sheriff’s Office) According to the National Weather Service, Sunday morning’s snow may last through midday in parts of Central Mississippi. NWS Meteorologist Joanne Culin said overnight the heaviest areas of snow in the central portion of the state were in parts of northern Rankin County, eastern Madison County, and into … Read more

Wallet left at scene identifies grand larceny suspect in Jones County

A lost wallet led police to a suspect of a grand larceny in Jones County on Wednesday, officials said. Joseph Davenport, age 32, was arrested on January 12th by Jones County Sheriff’s Department investigators and narcotics agents at a residence on Burnt Bridge Road in Pendorff Wednesday after he dropped his wallet at the scene … Read more

Driver walks away from wreck that leaves car hanging 30 feet in the air

The situation was precarious for one driver in Jackson this morning. Authorities say two vehicles collided at the intersection of Meadowbrook Road and the Frontage Road, sending one of the cars towards I-55. The vehicle was left hanging approximately 30 feet in the air while Jackson Fire Department’s Rescue 5 and Engine 16 worked to … Read more

Natchez police charge 13-year-old girl for allegedly stabbing another teen

A 13-year-old girl was arrested earlier this week after police say she stabbed another teenager. According to Natchez Police Chief Joe Daughtry, authorities believe two girls were fighting and the 13-year-old got in between them and stabbed one of them. The stabbing victim is 17 years old. No names have been released, as both the … Read more

Canton police make arrest in alleged Canton Manor rape

Canton police have made an arrest after a resident was allegedly raped at Canton Manor Developmental Center. Police Chief Otha Brown told WLBT News that the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Police were able to gather evidence off surveillance videos, identifying Antwon Harris, 34, as a suspect. Harris is charged with sexual battery and … Read more

Hattiesburg man arrested after allegedly burglarizing vehicle

A man was arrested after Hattiesburg police caught him allegedly trying to burglarize a vehicle. Ashton Holder, 30, of Hattiesburg, was arrested in the 100 block of Grand Drive around 10 a.m. after officers responded to a report of an auto burglary in progress. Holder attempted to run, and was taken into custody a short … Read more

Tupelo police make multiple arrests in local crimes

In September 2021, Tupelo Police attempted to stop a gray Nissan Maxima on North Gloster for reckless driving. The driver fled and a police pursuit developed that ended at Lumpkin Ave and Sunset Drive where the Nissan crashed. The driver Lekendrick Evans, 29, Tupelo, was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center Emergency Room for treatment. … Read more

Police ask for help identifying alleged Biloxi shoplifter

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance to identify an alleged theft suspect. The unknown woman allegedly stole more than $1,000 from a business located in the 2600 block of CT Switzer Sr. Dr. on December 15 around 9 p.m. Biloxi Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this incident or any … Read more

Pascagoula police seek public’s help in Eden Street shooting

Pascagoula Police is asking the public for information on a shooting that occurred Thursday around 1:40 p.m. at 2925 Eden Street. According to police, one person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The unknown suspect fled the scene on a bicycle. If you have information about this crime, contact Crime Stoppers by downloading … Read more