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3 wounded in shooting in northeast Mississippi, 1 in custody

By Associated Press WOODLAND, Miss. (AP) — Three people have been shot and wounded at a house in northeast Mississippi. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott tells local news outlets that the shooting happened around 5 p.m. Saturday. The victims were…

Arrested for aggravated assault

Ocean Springs police have taken a suspect into custody for a shooting that happened on Sunday morning. Police responded to an emergency call just before 5 that shots had been fired on Deana Road. The victim told police that the…

Arrested for molestation and sexual battery

On August 9th, 2019 the Long Beach Police Department arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Michael Schmidt of Long Beach and charged him with two counts of molestation and one count of sexual battery. Justice Court Judge Melvin Ray set Schmidt’s total bond…

Accused rapist arrested, identified as illegal alien

The U.S. Marshal’s Service (USMS) and U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) arrested an undocumented accused rapist July 18, who had previously come to the United States on Temporary Protective Status. Andres Fuentes-Castro, an El Salvadoran citizen, was encountered by U.S. Border…

Arrested for burglary of a dwelling

Nineteen-year-old Austin Pennington is now behind bars for one felony count of burglary. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson tells News 25 deputies responded to a complaint of a burglary in the 12,000 block of Canal Road on July 1st. Pennington…

Arrested for touching of a child

Biloxi police arrested 57-year-old John Ludlow for touching of a child for lustful purposes. Police say their investigation stems from a complaint where a juvenile victim disclosed being touched in a sexual manner by Ludlow near the 1300 block of…

Arrested for auto burglary

The Long Beach Police Department arrested 27-year-old Tyler Jones and charged him with auto burglary. Authorities say Jones entered a vehicle that was not his and stole property from inside that vehicle. This offense occurred near the 200 block of…

Arrested for burglary in Long Beach

Long Beach police arrested 32-year-old Robert James and charged him with one count of burglary of a shed and one count of residential burglary. According to authorities, James allegedly entered a shed in the 200 block of East 4th Street,…

Student brings pocket knife to school

Today a West Harrison high school student was arrested after officials searched the student and discovered a pocket knife. Authorities are not releasing what grade the student is in, but tell News 25 in a statement: " A student at…

Arrested for drug trafficking

Two Coast natives are facing life behind bars after being arrested by federal authorities on drug trafficking charges. Forty-six year-old Keith Brown of Moss Point and 35-year-old Jaycie Thomas of Ocean Springs have been charged in a three count federal…

Arrested for uttering forgery

Biloxi police have arrested two men on charges of uttering forgery. Eighteen-year-old Mark Lazar and 19-year-old Michael Earle of Biloxi were arrested at the Pass Road branch of Keesler Federal Credit Union after attempting to cash a stolen check for…

Ocean Springs murder suspect arrested

Around 1503 (3:03pm), a representative form the U.S. Marshall task force contacted the Ocean Springs Police Department to advise the Criminal Investigation Division that they have apprehended the wanted fugitive (Nicky J. Johns) for Murder after a vehicle pursuit that…

Arrested In Connection With April Murder

A man who has been on the run since April wanted for murder in Gulfport has been arrested. Gulfport police arrested 24 year old J'Var Pope Saturday on a charge of murder, two counts of aggravated assault and two counts…

Arrested Twice In One Month

Former Mississippi State and Long Beach basketball star Marcus Bullard has been arrested for the second time in one month. On Wednesday, Bullard was arrested for possession of meth and resisting arrest. This comes just weeks after he was arrested…