Jackson County

Vancleave man convicted on domestic violence charges

A Vancleave man was convicted of multiple domestic violence offenses after trying to kidnap his ex-wife. Jackson County District Attorney Angel Myers McInrath said 43-year-old Darrell Ray Morris was convicted Friday of aggravated stalking, possession of a weapon by a…

Jackson County looking for driver in road rage incident

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information to help identify the driver and two passengers involved in a road rage incident on Monday. Jackson County investigators say the driver of a Silver Nissan Altima, described only as a black…

Jackson County appoints Ledbetter interim sheriff

Jackson County Supervisors on Monday appointed Chief Deputy John Ledbetter the interim sheriff. Ledbetter will finish the term of Mike Ezell, who resigned after being elected to the Fourth Congressional District in  Congress. He will be sworn in today in…

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Jerry St. Pe' Highway

A Vancleave man died this morning in a two-vehicle collision on Jerry St. Pe Highway. Jackson County Corner Bruce Lynd Jr. said 49-year-old Ronald Wood died in the crash. About 5:30 a.m., Wood, driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, was traveling south…

Legends Ball celebrates hometown heroes

"We Are Moss Point" celebrated hometown heroes on Saturday night at the 8th Annual Legends Ball. The event, held at First Presbyterian Church, honored J.B. Carter and Gwendolyn Beard. Leshaunda Randle…

Suspect in Jackson County carjacking identified, charged

A suspect involved in a carjacking that led to a pursuit through Jackson County has been identified and charged. Jackson County Sheriff's Office said 32-year-old Nathan Thomas Cook of Hancock County was arrested and taken to the Jackson County jail.…

St. Martin man charged with trying to kill his mother

A 27-year-old St. Martin man is accused of trying to kill his mother. Grady Markeese Walker is charged with attempted murder and is being held without bond. He has an initial appearance this afternoon. Sheriff Mike Ezell said deputies answered…

Alabama woman dies in morning crash in Jackson County

An Alabama woman died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County, Mississippi Highway Patrol reports. About 7:30 a.m., troopers responded to a call about a fatal crash on Highway 614. A 2009 Chevy HHR driven by 47-year-old Carrie Gwen…

Bicyclist hit, killed on Tucker Road identified

A family member has identified the man who was killed after a vehicle hit his bicycle on Monday night. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Brett Wilson Brewer of Latimer was the cyclist. He was identified by his daughter. Brewer…