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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
Sylvania Township Police Department has a new set of eyes to protect the
public. The new officer also has an excellent sense of smell, and great
we mention he's the new K9?
Patrick Charest has been with the department for four years, but his new
partner Speedy just started Friday.
love to go out there and interact with the public, locate narcotics, locate bad
guys," Officer Charest said. "The ability to have him, and to have that one-up,
extra edge is fantastic. I mean, how cool is it you get to ride around with
your buddy all day?"
specialty is drug and human tracking. He can also do criminal apprehension. All
his skills will benefit Sylvania Township and surrounding communities.
going to be a fantastic tool," Charest said. "Our number one job, obviously, is
to keep the community safe…With his nose, it will give us the ability to take
more drugs off the street."
is a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois from the Czech Republic. Officer Charest went
through vigorous and detailed training with Speed for six weeks in Columbus.
But before they could work together, the two had to pick each other.
showed us two different dogs," Charest said. "They let me go out, walk around
with him, and I hate to say it this way, but the moment I saw him, I knew he
was going to be the right dog."