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MCSO to participant in DEA Take Back Initiative for prescription drugs

ABERDEEN – Monroe County Sheriff’s Department will be taking part in the DEA National Take Back Initiative. on Saturday, September 27, from 10 am-  2 pm we will be allowing the public dispose of their unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications at Monroe County Sheriff’s Department 700 North Meridian Street Aberdeen. It’s very simple and anonymous, […]

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Okolona man arrested for possession of marijuana with intent

OKOLONA -  Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Brad L. Small ,40, of Okolona, on Wednesday. Small is charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent. The arrest was the result of a search warrant that was served on a residence on Smith Drive in Monroe County. Small is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center. Bond […]

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Nettleton man charged with Grand Larceny

AMORY-  Amory Police have arrested Christopher Wayne Hester, age 36,of Nettleton for Grand Larceny.   On September 18,  Amory Police received a report of a boat theft from a business on Hwy 25 North in Amory. A tip was received about the location of the stolen boat and with the help of Nettleton Police and Lee County […]

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West Point woman arrested by APD for identity theft and shoplifting

AMORY-  Amory Police have arrested a female for felony shoplifting and identity theft.  On September 4, 2014, Amory Police attempted to stop a suspect wanted for passing fake check and state ID who was reported to be in the area of Hwy 278 East in Amory. The suspect was also wanted in connection with a felony […]

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APD warns of phone scam

AMORY-    There have been reports of phone calls being received by individuals in our area that are part of a scam. A male caller with a foreign accent who has used the name Daniel Wilson claims to be a chief investigator with the Internal Revenue Service or National Investigation. In one particular incident he claimed […]

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Amory man arrested for possession of weapon

AMORY-  Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Erik Walker Burks, 32 , of Amory on Monday. Burks is charged with Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Bond has not been set, and Burks is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center.

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Sexual battery affidavits signed for men arrested in standoff

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Steve Alton Brantley, 53, of Nettleton on a warrant from Monroe County Justice Court for sexual battery. Due to the private nature of this crime no other information about the incident is being released at this time. Brantley has been in the custody of the Monroe County Detention Center […]

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Presley Sets Public Hearing Regarding Town of Smithville Water Rates

SMITHVILLE- Smithville, Mississippi (August 27, 2014) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that he will hold a public hearing regarding the Town of Smithville’s plan for a proposed rate increase for water service that has been filed with the Public Service Commission. The Public Hearing will be held Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 10:00 […]

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Crash in Monroe County claims life of West Point man

Antonio Gardner, 40, of West Point, was driving southbound on U.S. 45 Alternate just south of Mississippi Highway 8 when the accident occurred just before 5 p.m. He apparently lost control of the 1998 F-150 pickup and overturned in the median and was ejected from the vehicle. Gardner, was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center-West […]

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