Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 GMT
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.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
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."
Detectives of the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force obtained a narcotics search warrant through the Findlay Municipal Court for a residence in the 200 block of Durrell St. Findlay. With the assistance of the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team, the search warrant was executed Tuesday morning at 4:45.
They were able to seize approximately 19 grams of heroin, 11 grams of cocaine, 307 grams of marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription drugs, a large amount of U.S. currency, and drug paraphernalia.
As a result of this investigation, three people were arrested.
--Michael R. Hawrylak, 29, of Findlay has been charged with: -1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (5th degree felony) -1 count of Possession of Cocaine (3rd degree felony) -1 count of Possession of Heroin (2nd degree felony)
--Matthew L. Sims,32, of Findlay has been charged with: -1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine (5th degree felony) -1 count of Permitting Drug Abuse (5th degree felony)
--Amber M. Dargartz, 18, of Findlay has been charged with: -1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine (5th degree felony)
Additional charges are expected at a later time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with drug related information is urged to call 419-424-DRUG (3784).