Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
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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 >>
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
The McLendon's have lived on Woodview Drive in Jackson for 55 years and had never had a break-in -- But that all changed Thursday while they were gone to their precinct's COPS, or Community-Oriented Policing Strategies Meeting.
"It was just all on the floor just everywhere, just everywhere. It was just awful. I just about fainted when I saw it and started screaming," said Lavelle McLendon.
As they sorted through the mess, the couple found several pieces of diamond jewelry and guns missing.
"Didn't think nobody would do this, you know. We had taken all the precaution we could. We had all the safety equipment we could have around the house," explained W.D. McLendon.
But not every window had a security sensor.
"This handle lifts up and you can pull it out. So what they did was raise this up and pushed it around until they opened it up," Lavelle McLendon said.
Just a day later, the investigation led cops to a home on Donaldson Drive. They recovered thousands of dollars in stolen items. And even more at another home nearby. Three teenage boys were arrested in connection with what Jackson police say is a string of house burglaries.
"I'd like to get my hands on 'em is what I'd like to do, I really would. They need to be in school or at work. They don't need to be walking the streets and harassing people like they're doing and breaking in," described Lavelle McLendon.
Still, only one ring has been recovered out of the McLendon's missing items. And their sense of safety has taken a quick turn.
"These last three days have been I guess three of about as, other than losing our daughter, three of the worse days we've ever had, to know we'd been violated like this," said W.D. McLendon.
Police are still searching for a fourth man responsible for these burglaries.
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