February 10, 2023

Prentiss County Man With Previous Rape, Kidnapping And Homicide Charges Arrested For Stolen Firearm

Morgan Howard

On February 3, Investigators Jason Chism and Torie Jumper assisted the Mississippi Department of Public Safety on a vehicle safety inspection.
A stolen firearm out of Virginia was recovered.
69-year-old Prmius Byrd of River Rouge MI was in possession of the stolen firearm.
Byrd is a convicted felon with previous charges and convictions of Attempted Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Rape, Kidnapping and Grand Larceny.
The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department charged Byrd with Possession of a Weapon by Felon, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Byrd will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury as a Habitual Offender.
Justice Court Judge Kimi Kitchens set the bond at $50,000.00.

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