Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-05-23 18:25:50 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) -
A Moss Point firefighter now sits behind bars after being arrested on
the job. Sean Burdette, 26, of D'Iberville is facing grand larceny and
burglary charges. He is accused of stealing personal and city property.
Moss Point Fire Chief Clarence Parks said it's hard to believe one of his own was arrested for stealing.
was disappointed for the sole fact I guess knowing much of what we do
heavily relies on loyalty, trust, and honor," Chief Parks said.
Parks said nearly a month ago, city property began disappearing at the central station and that put him on high alert.
we are in an emergency responders class taught by Acadian, we found out
our overhead projector was missing," Parks explained.
Around the same time, Burdette's co-worker and friend David Morace's chainsaws came up missing out of his vehicle.
"I came home the next day, unlocked my tool box and saws were gone."
Chief Parks launched an in-house investigation and that information was then turned over to Moss Point Police.
results of that investigation revealed that one firefighter, identified
as Sean Burdette, was responsible for the theft of the property," Chief
Keith Davis said.
Davis said more than $1,000 worth of property was found at Burdette's home.
are considering it a substantial recovery. The victim is excited he got
his property returned to him, and the city's excited they have
recovered the taxpayer's property," said Davis.
Chief Parks said
Firefighter Burdette has been placed on administrative leave without
pay. His future employment is pending the Moss Point Board of Aldermen's
investigation into this case, which is still under investigation.
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