The following reports were filed Friday by the Lee County Sheriff's Office and the Tupelo Police Department.
TUPELO • With the number of coronavirus cases steadily rising, law enforcement in Northeast Mississippi is changing its practices to better adapt to the pandemic.
According to the Amory Police Department, Calvin B. Baskin, 49, of Okolona was charged with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent following a traffic stop. He is also on federal probation. Bond was set at $100,000 by Monroe County Justice Cou…
JACKSON - The ongoing threat of the novel coronavirus and recommendations to limit the size of gatherings has forced the Mississippi court system to enact a series of new guidelines.
TUPELO • The Mississippi Department of Corrections temporarily suspended all visitation to state inmates Thursday, citing the threat of coronavirus. While most local officials are following suit, others are not ready to take such a hard stance.
TUPELO • A former Lee County middle school principal was arrested last week when a decade-old spat – which started over a Facebook post and led to a federal lawsuit – resurfaced.
A former Mississippi State University agriculture economics professor convicted of killing his wife at their Aberdeen home in 2007 died while in Mississippi Department of Corrections custody last week.