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Federal court jury convicts two of drug conspiracy

GULFPORT, MS – A jury in federal court convicted two men Tuesday of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. According to the evidence presented, Antony Daniel Abreu, 33, of…

Five arrested in string of thefts in George County

Since July 15th, 2021, George County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators, with the assistance of the public, have recovered over $150,000.00 worth of stolen property and arrested five (5) suspects in multiple larceny cases. On July 15th, at approximately 4:00…

Jackson County investigators search for shooting suspect

Jackson County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a suspect in connection with a domestic-related fatal shooting. The shooting occurred late Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff Mike Ezell. Investigators are searching for Christopher Jerome Brown, 30, in connection with the shooting…

William Carey University announces fall registration

William Carey University announces their fall term starts Monday, Aug. 23, at campuses in Hattiesburg, Biloxi and Baton Rouge, La. Walk-in, open registration is Aug. 19. Admissions staff will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New students will…

State opens application to wild hog control program

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will begin accepting applications for its Wild Hog Control Program beginning July 26. The application period will close on Monday, August 9.  All Mississippi counties are eligible for the application period.  Wild hogs…

Pascagoula Police ask for help to locate runaway

The Pascagoula Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating David Broome. David was last seen on July 21, 2021, wearing a blue/black jacket, black sweatpants and white shoes. He is 16 years old, 5-foot-4 and weighs 120 pounds. If…

George County man faces drug charges

George County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Lucedale man on drug charges. The Sheriff's Office, in a press release, said that agents with the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force were investigating a suspicious vehicle near the Rocky Creek Inn on…