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Sheriff's deputy drowns while canoeing on Adams Lake

A Harrison County Sheriff's deputy drowned while canoeing at a lake at Windance this morning. Adams Lake lies between Windance and Lake Village Estates subdivisions in Harrison County. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson identified the deputy as Leroy Barnes, a…

Gulfport man charged with downloading child pornography

A Gulfport man has been charged with possession of child pornography, the Harrison County Sheriff said today. 40-year-old Gabriel Lizana was taken to Harrison County jail. Bond is set at $100,000. Sheriff Troy Peterson said his office got a tip…

Saucier man charged in murder case

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said in a press release Monday that a Saucier man has been charged in the murder of his girlfriend. Peterson said that on Friday, his office received information from the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office. He…

Teddy Bear Donations For Kids

One local organization is stuffing law enforcement vehicles with teddy bears for a good cause. Coast young professionals donated over 35 teddy bears to the Harrison County Sheriff's Department earlier this morning. The toys will be posted inside police vehicles…

Officer Involved Shooting

Department received a call serve about a suicide threat Sunday afternoon. The deputy who first arrived on the scene became the target, as the suspect began firing a gun at the patrol vehicle. The deputy returned fire and police were…

Hit And Run Investigation

Authorities are still investigating the death of 33 year old Norman Lorenzo Ramsey who died after a car traveling south on county farm road struck him. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson tells News 25 Ramsey was hit by Herded road.…