The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department arrested and charged two suspects for stealing a trailer from a local church, last week. Now one of those two suspects is facing yet another charge in a separate investigation. Josh Quintana is charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling after deputies found a load of stolen property at Quintana's house while investigating the stolen trailer. The property has been claimed and included fishing waders, tools with toolboxes, record players... Read More.
A trailer loaded with vinyl siding was stolen from Hope United Methodist Church in Neshoba County Wednesday, but it didn't take long for deputies to track down the thieves. Investigator Gordon Adkins said some of the siding fell out of the trailer as the suspects made their getaway and quickly led investigators straight to the stolen property. "It led me across Highway 485 and to Road 425 then to County Road 432. We turned down 432 and it’s just vinyl... Read More.
A Neshoba County jail administrator, on his way to work, said he saw two women allegedly burglarizing a home. “He notices at an estate along the path from Bethsaida to Philadelphia, there was a car parked in the yard that was not familiar to him. He turns around and goes back to that piece of property and notices there are two women actually taking items from the home,” said Sheriff Eric Clark. Megan Warren and Kelli... Read More.
Every day is something different at Mike Tinsley’s Realty in Philadelphia. Because of that, Office Manager Kandi Sanderson said all eight agents employed by MTR take several precautions when showing a listing. “All of our agents are going to have a gun on them. Luckily we’ve never had that situation. I think it would just be a situation where they just have to handle it off the cuff, so to say. But none of our... Read More.
Neshoba County Emergency Management Assistance Director Darell Wilson said while there are no designated tornado shelters in the county, there are ways people can still prepare. “I would suggest monitoring the weather through their local TV station, radio station, weather radio, and social media, keep an eye on it. Know the difference between a watch and a warning. If it’s going to get bad, have a safe place they can get to during this weather,” said Wilson. After two tornadoes and... Read More.
A Neshoba County man is behind bars tonight, accused of raping a child under the age of 14. Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark said Donald Jolly was arrested January 7 and charged with four counts of statutory rape. Jolly is being held in the Neshoba County Jail without bond. Jolly will have a preliminary hearing later this month.
The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for a suspect in a recent armed robbery. The terrifying incident was caught on store surveillance cameras. The Neshoba Mart, also known as the Spaceway, on Pecan Avenue was robbed in the early morning hours of December 29th. Police said they have no leads on the suspect. "Described as a tall black male, wearing a hoodie and a mask came in and pointed a gun at the cashier and took... Read More.
Friday was a day of celebration at the Newton County Courthouse as Brian Burns was sworn in to serve as Judge for Mississippi’s Eighth Circuit Court District. Burns said he’s ready to get to work. “People have asked me how I am going to approach it. It’s business as usual. There’s 22 circuit court districts in the state. None move more efficient than the eighth circuit court and I am going to maintain that,” said... Read More.