armed robbery, burglary and other arrests in Leake County

Daniel E Babb, 40, 80 Williams Road, Carthage, warrant possession of methamphetamine, Leake Co. Sheriff’s OfficeKailey D Cahoon, 32, 18520 Hwy 21 South, Philadelphia, warrant sale of a controlled substance, Leake Co. Sheriff’s OfficeJatorrey Cook, 25, 1009 Cook Street, Carthage, armed robbery, Carthage PD

Leake County Libraries dial-a-story “Pete the Cat I love my White Shoes” read by Mrs. Lachell Boyd

The new dial a story at Carthage Leake County Library this week is “Pete the Cat I love my White Shoes” by James Dean. This week’s guest reader is Mrs. Lachell Boyd.  Lachell Boyd and her husband Kendrick Boyd are natives of Carthage MS.   Lachell Boyd is a proud assistant kindergarten teacher at Leake County Elementary.  She enjoys teaching and enlightening children of all ages.  You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 July 19, 2018 through July... Read More.

burglary, assault and other arrests in Leake County

Cecil J Ashford, 64, 3833 Attala Road Apr 170, Kosciusko, simple assault, public drunk, disturbance of a family, Attala Co. Sheriff’s OfficeJerry Blackstock, 42, 18820 Hwy 25 South, Kosciusko, burglary of a dwelling, hold for MDOC, Attala Co. Sheriff’s OfficeVictoria L Clark, 50, 781 Everett Church Road, Mendenahall, domestic violence – simple... Read More.

cocaine, joyriding and other arrests in Leake County

Martin C Baker, 21, 303 Woodland Drive, Kosciusko, hold for drug court, Attala Co. Sheriff’s OfficeErrol Bell, 39, 188 Cobberstone Road, Walnut Grove, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offense, possession of beer, no proof of insurancePamela A Burns, 47, 2265 Red Dog Road, Carthage, embezzlement, Leake Co. Sheriff’s Office[caption id="attachment_29054" align="alignnone"... Read More.

body recovered from Pearl River in Leake County

A body has been recovered from the Pearl River near Carthage.Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner identified the victim as 23-year old Joshua Taylor, of Walnut Grove. Taylor's body was recovered Tuesday morning from the Pearl River near Highway 35.  The body has been taken for autopsy.Taylor was last seen walking along the Pearl River around noon on Saturday, July 14.Leake County Coroner Earl Adams stated the young man had been reported missing Monday and authorities had been searching the... Read More.

Three escaped inmates back in custody in Leake County – one remains at large

Four inmates escaped from the Leake County Jail Monday night. Three of the four are back in custody. 31-year-old Zorro Deshane Clayton, charged with aggravated assault remains at large.Justin Neighbors, 26, charged with felony fleeing and possession of a controlled substance, Daniel Dear, 17, charged with armed robbery and Ricky Birmingham, 35, charged with felony possession of a firearm have been captured.All three were found within the... Read More.

Alert: Inmates ecape Leake County Correctional Facility

Update: According to Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner three of the four escapees are back in custody, one remains at large.7/16: Four inmates escaped from the Leake County Correctional Facility in Carthage Monday night, July 16. Leake County Sheriff's Department issued an advisory for the public to use caution and remain alert. Reported escaped are 1 White Male nd 3 Black Males.We will have more on the story as it is available. Advisory EMERGENCY ALERT FROM LEAKE... Read More.