Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 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 are 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 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
A man once lauded for the home building business he ran is now accused of running a meth lab from his home.
John Timothy Stringfellow, 47, was arrested Wednesday after Narcotics Task Force agents said they found an active meth lab at his home in Gautier. It's a home he shares with two boys and his 73-year-old mother.
The former "Mississippi Businessman of the Year" is charged with possession of and manufacturing meth, as well as generation of hazardous waste. A hazmat team had to be called in to the Pointe Clear Subdivision to remove the lab.
The suspect's two boys, ages 8 and 10, were taken into custody by the state Department of Human Services.
Stringfellow is the former owner of Precision Homecrafters in Vancleave, and has a string of previous meth-related charges and convictions. Officials said he was first arrested in August 2005 for possession of meth, and then again in December 2006 on a manufacturing meth offense at his then-Vancleave home.
When he was arrested Wednesday, Stringfellow was out of jail on bail in connection to a meth-related charge from last year. That bail is expected to be revoked at his initial hearing.
If convicted, each of the three charges against Stringfellow carries a penalty of up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Thursday night he was being held at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center pending an initial court appearance.
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