kidnapping

Woman charged with kidnapping has initial court appearance

The two boys who went missing from Pascagoula Friday night, six-year-old Kaiden Wall and two-year-old Kolden Wall have been located and are safe. Their non-custodial mother, 33-year-old Sarah Caswell, had her initial appearance at 10 this morning at United States…

Officials: Mississippi man faked his kidnapping to get money from father

LEE COUNTY, MISS. (WCBI) – Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says two men are in jail after staging a fake kidnapping. The case began Thursday when the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by a Virginia resident who said they got a Facetime call showing their son, tied up to a tree, with a gun […]

AMBER ALERT: 1-year-old, 3-year-old abducted in Mississippi

GREENVILLE, Miss. (WXXV) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an AMBER ALERT for two missing children out of Greenville, Mississippi. 3-year-old Zaikeith Horn is described as a Black male, 3 feet 2 inches tall, and weighing about 35…

Arrested for kidnapping and assault

Gulfport police arrested 19-year-old Zayron Seymour for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his girlfriend. Seymour was arrested and booked into the Harrison County Jail on domestic violence, aggravated assault, and kidnapping of his 17-year-old girlfriend. According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s…

Habitual offender sentenced to 35 years

A Lucedale man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison on assault and kidnapping charges dating back four years ago. Andrew Williams, 31, was sentenced to two counts of kidnapping in Jackson County in March 2018 and one count…

Homeless man pleads guilty to kidnapping and robbery

A Gulfport man took a guilty plea for armed robbery and kidnapping. Forty-seven year-old Ernest Eugene Leffew pled guilty before his trial was scheduled to begin in the case of what started as a missing person. Back on September 24th,…

Charged with kidnapping, armed robbery, and rape

Twenty-two year-old Orlando Carter is behind bars today on charges of kidnapping, armed robbery, and rape. Long Beach police say Carter allegedly kidnapped a victim, robbed her at gunpoint, and sexually assaulted her. In a second incident, Carter robbed another…

Arrested for kidnapping

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has located Paul Heathcoe who was arrested around 4 this afternoon in Pascagoula at his attorney’s office. Heathcoe is charged with one count of kidnapping and one count of domestic violence/aggravated assault. He allegedly held…

Gulfport man arrested for felony kidnapping

Thirty-year-old Michael Hillie of Gulfport has been arrested for felony kidnapping. Hillie was arrested by Gulfport police on a warrant. He remains in the Harrison County Jail without bond because he was out on a bond for similar charges. He…

Arrested for aggravated assault and kidnapping

Biloxi police arrested a man today on aggravated assault and kidnapping charges after a woman told police she had been held against her will for nearly 12 hours. Twenty-five year-old Gulfport native Ryan Chipman was arrested after police received a…

Kidnapping arrest

A Bay St. Louis man is behind bars for kidnapping. According to Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson, 36-year-old Hubert ONeal Fulton Jr. was arrested for kidnapping his girlfriend on Saturday, March 17th. The sheriff’s department responded to a domestic assault…

Young Moss Point female kidnapped and sexually assaulted

Moss Point police are searching for a man who reportedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a Moss Point High School student at gunpoint Wednesday morning. News 25’s Veronica Bayona is in Moss Point with more on this story.