May 14, 2024

Man Arrested After Allegedly Stealing From Logging Site In Prentiss County

Morgan Howard

Source: Prentiss County SO
Source: Prentiss County SO

On April 3, Prentiss County Deputies received a report of damaged equipment and several stolen items from a logging site off County Road 5481.

Upon further investigation, affidavits were filed against 26-year-old Jacob Wayne Mears from Hill Chapel Road Baldwyn, MS 38824 for Burglary of an Automobile and Felony Malicious Mischief.

Mears was arrested by Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department on two felony warrants on April 24. Mears was brought to Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office and after being questioned by investigators several of the stolen items were recovered and returned back to the owner.

Bond was set at $15,000 for Mr. Mears. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury by Investigator Aaron Stolz

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