Man arrested in Lee County after running from police

Romeal Brinker allegedly tried to dump his drugs after fleeing on foot from Lee County deputies on Friday, but authorities say it didn’t work. Lee County deputies say they initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Verona area of Lee County and the driver was 37-year-old Brinker. As the Deputy was talking to … Read more

Lee County man arrested on drug charges

A Lee County man was recently arrested on drug charges. Police say Lee County Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Mooreville area on Friday. The driver was identified as 34-year-old James Gaston. A deputy located a felony amount of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle’s trunk, and Gaston was arrested for felony … Read more

New adventure trail and outdoor pavilion open at LeFleur’s Bluff on Oct. 1

At the beginning of October, new adventures await for children in the Metro area. Spotter’s Adventure Trail, which is a museum walking trail; and The Den, which is an outdoor pavilion, will be open October 1 at the LeFleur’s Bluff Education and Tourism Complex. Spotter’s Adventure Trail will connect Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and … Read more

Jackson police investigate shooting at local motel

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning at America’s Best Inn at 2450 Highway 80. According to a release sent by Jackson Police Department spokesman Sam Brown, a man slashed his child’s mother’s tires and broke the windows in her vehicle. Police say the woman’s boyfriend had been sitting inside a … Read more

Jones County authorities seek stolen heavy machinery

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on the theft of a tractor and rotary cutter reported stolen from #15 Eucutta Road in northeastern Jones County late Friday afternoon. The tractor is a Kubota, orange in color, 36hp, with front end loader and attached rotary cutter. Anyone with information on the person(s) responsible for … Read more

Seven killed in highway fatalities over the weekend, according to MHP

The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked multiple fatal accidents over the weekend, including one that claimed four lives. On Saturday at approximately 11:50 p.m., MHP responded to a fatal crash on Highway 61 near Valley Park in Issaquena County. A Honda Accord driven by Thomas Williams Jr. of Jackson was headed south on Highway 61 and … Read more

Capitol Police involved in Sunday night line of duty shooting

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving Capitol Police that occurred around 9 P.M. on Sunday. A very brief release from MBI says the incident occurred near East Mayes Street. Capitol Police have been involved in several line of duty shootings since being taken over by the Department of Public Safety … Read more