Stone County

Stone County searching for armed robbery suspect

The Stone County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery. Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers posted on social media, asking for the public's help to locate Tristan Wigley. Anyone with information is asked to contact Stone County…

Stone County man convicted of sex crime against minor

A Stone County jury deliberated just 35 minutes before finding a man guilty of a sex crime against a child. 67-year-old Michael Alexander was convicted of touching a child for lustful purposes. The victim testified that Alexander, a family friend,…

Wiggins murder suspect turns himself in

A murder suspect wanted in Wiggins has turned himself in to authorities. Zavago Wilson, 23, is a suspect in the death of 22-year-old Kayla Cooper early Saturday morning. A family member found Early at her home. Police identified Early as…

Fatal car accident in Stone County

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, at approximately 8:00 AM, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 49 in Stone County. A 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 64-year-old Susan McKeithan of Laurel, MS, traveled South on Highway…