July 22, 2023

Corinth Police Arrest Couple With Child Abuse/Endangerment And Burglary

Morgan Howard

On June 29, Corinth Police Department responded to a prior burglary at a home on Levee Road.
Detective Swindle gathered evidence leading to a warrant for Benjamin Baswell.
A search warrant was executed on the suspect’s mother, Shannon Baswell’s home, where a meth pipe and other paraphernalia were located.
A 2-year-old child was also in the home.
On July 13, it was discovered Shannon was helping Benjamin in transportation and evading arrest.
Another search warrant was issued and drug paraphernalia along with baggies with meth residue were found in the home along with 3 children that were being babysat by Shannon.
Shannon was arrested and charged with: Rendering Criminal Assistance, and 2 counts of Child Abuse/Endangerment Presence of Drugs.
Benjamin was arrested at a residence in Kossuth and charged with Burglary of a Dwelling.
These cases will be presented to an Alcorn County Grand Jury.

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