MBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Union County

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer- involved shooting involving Union County Sheriff’s Department that occurred on June 3rd, at a residence on MS-349 in Mrytle. Deputies responded to a call of a domestic disturbance. When they arrived at the residence and approached the house, the subject pointed a gun at the deputies. … Read more

Community Bank sets up benefit account for family of fallen officer Randy Tyler

In the wake of the tragic death of Madison Police Officer Randy Tyler and the serious injury of a Brandon police officer on Thursday, Community Bank moved quickly to find out how they could help. On Friday, representatives of the bank announced an account to benefit Tyler’s family. “Community Bank is deeply grateful for Officer … Read more

UPDATE: Madison police officer killed in standoff, Brandon officer wounded

Madison Police Department Officer Randy Tyler lived in the line of duty, and died the same, protecting the people of a community that wasn’t even his. In a Thursday afternoon press conference, Brandon Police Chief Wayne Dearman said Tyler and others were making an entry into a residence on Terrapin Hill Road North in Brandon where … Read more

One officer killed, one significantly wounded during standoff in Crossgates

UPDATE: Officer killed in standoff identified   UPDATE 10:45 AM: According to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, a Madison police officer has died of injuries sustained when he was shot at the standoff. UPDATE 10:00 AM: A second officer has been shot at a standoff in the Crossgates neighborhood in Brandon. We don’t have … Read more

Kemper County Men Found Guilty of Conspiring to Possess with Intent to Distribute Meth

Three Kemper County men were found guilty of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Acting Special Agent in Charge Eric Delaune of Homeland Security Investigations in New Orleans. Donovan Sherill Bourrage, 45, of DeKalb, Orlando Bourrage, 48, of DeKalb, and Cordaryl Ford, 36, of Porterville, were … Read more

Assistant U.S. Attorney General to visit Mississippi

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will travel to Jackson, Indianola, Lexington, and Clarksdale, on June 1 and June 2, to continue the division’s civil rights tour. Throughout every stop of the tour, Assistant Attorney General Clarke has engaged with community stakeholders and reaffirmed the department’s commitment to protecting … Read more

One dead, one injured in shooting on Northside

A man is dead after a fatal shooting on Northside Drive. WLBT reports that Jackson police found Abdulhafeed Altareb, 33, dead from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived on the scene. Another unidentified victim was taken to a local hospital, but no information has been given on that victim. Police told WLBT that witnesses said two … Read more

Authorities search Highway 18 and Midway Road for escapee

Multiple police agencies are searching the area of Highway 18 and Midway Road in Raymond for Joseph Spring, who escaped from the Raymond Detention Center earlier this week. Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones said there have been reported sightings of him in this area. Spring is approximately 5’8, 155 lbs., with brown hair and blue … Read more

Jones County Sheriff’s Department seeks missing teen

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the whereabouts of Laiveon Page, age 15. She is described as a Black female, approximately 5’ 5” in height, weighing approximately 150 lbs., with black hair, and brown eyes.  She was last seen on Tuesday afternoon at her residence on Shady Oak Road in the Soso area. Page was … Read more

Jackson man arrested on multiple felony charges

A Jackson man has been arrested on multiple felony charges. According to JPD, around 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Christopher Bogan was arrested for Aggravated Assault and Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The arrest took place in the 2600 block of Lilly Street. No further details have been given. Anyone with any additional information relating … Read more