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Second suspect charged in Dec. 1 shooting in Escatawpa

A second suspect has been charged in connection with a shooting that occurred Dec. 1, 2021 in Escatawpa. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell announced in a press release that Bradley Jacob, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault and shooting…

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…

Teenager Charged in Jackson County Weekend Shooting

A 15-year-old is charged as an adult in a weekend shooting in Jackson County that injured a juvenile. Sheriff Mike Ezell says Morgan Lee Beaugez of Ocean Springs is charged with aggravated assault, use of a deadly weapon to produce…

Moss Point pair charged in burglaries in Escatawpa area

A man and a woman from Moss Point are charged in burglaries that happened earlier this month in the Coda Road area of Escatawpa. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Larry Paul Adams, 42, is charged with residential burglary and…

Fifteen year old arrested in stabbing

Fifteen year old Tyler Reed has been arrested following a stabbing in Escatawpa on Christmas night. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says Reed is charged as an adult with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing 37 year old David Woodard in…

Jackson County Boy Killed After Picking Up Mardi Gras Beads

A five-year old Jackson County boy died Sunday (February 18) afternoon after accidentally being run over by a car driven by his mother. The accident happened at a home on Lilly Orchard Road in Moss Point around 2 Sunday afternoon.…

Man On The Run Now Behind Bars

A Vancleave man who has been on the run for several weeks with felony warrants against him is now behind bars. A sheriff's deputy, with the help of a Gautier Police Officer and K-9, arrested 39 year old Joseph Brewer…

Drug Bust On I-10

A Texas man is behind bars in Jackson County, after deputies discovered nearly eight pounds of cocaine in his truck during traffic stop on I-10. Luis Maldonado was arrested Tuesday morning at the 70 mile marker, after a Jackson County…

Wanted Wednesday: Stopping Career Criminals

On this week’s Wanted Wednesday, we introduce you to a criminal who has been wanted on and off since the 80s. Some may call him a professional criminal, a habitual offender and he’s not the only one of his kind.…

One Person Dead After Murder At Hotel

A guest was killed Saturday night at a Best Western in St. Martin. After receiving a 9-1-1 call, Jackson County officials tell News 25 they found 25- year-old Dee Whigham of Clarke County in a hotel room. Friends of the…

Car Chase Though Jackson County

The male driver of that car is now in custody. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells News 25, it started in Biloxi over an hour ago and traveled through Jackson County and eventually ended on Highway 57 in George County.…

Work Center Shuts Down Operation

The Jackson County Community Work Center in Pascagoula is shut-down. The center gave inmates the opportunity to contribute to society supplying them with limited-skill based jobs around town. In recent years the Mississippi department of corrections has changed some of…

Motorcycle Driver Killed In Jackson County

On 24 February 2016, at about 12:05 p.m., deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Old Fort Bayou Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance responded to a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the area of South St. on Seaman…