Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains were mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
A local business is offering $500 towards anyone who can provide information leading to the first arrest in connection with the burglaries that have targeted East George County, according to the George County Sheriff's Department.
George County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Shonna Pierce said, they believe several individuals, working as a group, are involved in the burglaries that have plagued the county for the past two months.
Some 12 homes have reported burglaries, citing thousands of dollars worth of stolen property. The affected areas of East George County include Rocky Creek, Agricola, Howell, Shipman, Movella and other communities.
"They've been going into peoples' homes. Kicking doors in and stealing everything from T.V.'s, computers, guns and jewelry," Pierce explained.
While investigators continue to follow-up on tips and additional patrols are working around the clock, authorities ask residents to document all valuables and practice burglary prevention.
"If you have valuable electronics or items at home, be sure to have a serial number and a picture or anything that can identify that piece of equipment. You need to list anything that is in your home. This will help investigators track the missing items," Pierce said.
Follow these burglary prevention tips from National Crime Prevention Council:
•Always lock your doors and windows. •Invest in high-security locks, solid entry doors, and laminated windows. •Install bright outdoor lighting with motion detection. •If you have an alarm system, use it. Post warning signs or window decals on your property. •Trim bushes and trees so burglars can't hide and so branches don't block lighting. •If you suspect an intruder is in your home, do not enter. Call 911 immediately.
If you have a tip or information on the burglaries contact the George County Sheriff's Department at 601-947-4811. If calling after 5 p.m., contact 911. You can earn extra cash by providing a tip that leads to an arrest. Simply contact MS Coast CrimeStoppers at 1-877-787-5898.
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