April 3, 2023

Prentiss County Arrests Three After Call About Storage Building Burglaries

Morgan Howard

On February 28th, Investigators Jason Chism and Torie Jumper were contacted by Guntown Police Department along with Baldwyn Police Department in regards to a search warrant being conducted on County Road 5040 in Prentiss County.
The search warrant was related to the burglary of a commercial building in Lee County. According to police, several mini storage buildings had been broken into.
58-year-old Mark Mills, 55-year-old Paula Mills, and 45-year-old Joseph Robert David Hatfield, all from Booneville were charged with Receiving Stolen Property, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
The missing items were recovered and collected by the Guntown and Baldwyn Police Departments.
The bond was set at $25,000 for Paula Mills. Mark Mills was remanded back to MDOC custody. Joseph Robert David Hatfield’s bond was set at $20,000.
51-year-old Howard Clinton Adams of Booneville was also present at the home during the search warrant.
He had an outstanding felony warrant and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. His bond was set at $20,000.
All cases will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury by Investigator Jason Chism and NMNU Grady Smith.

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