Crime


Arrest Reports 2-1-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 41 arrests from January 22 to January 29.

David Hughes of 1992 Lang Creek Road Meridian MS was arrested on January 28 and charged with possession of marijuana and careless driving.






Dollar General robbed again

On January 6, two armed men entered the Dollar General Store located on Highway 28 West just outside of Magee and robbed it.  It was the second robbery of the store.

The gunmen held the clerks at gunpoint and demanded money from the register. After the pair took an undisclosed amount of money they left on foot.


Arrest Reports 1-11-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 28 arrests from January 1 to January 8.

Stacey Rawls of Silver Creek MS was arrested on January 2 and charged with driving with license suspended and possession of a controlled substance.



Robbery suspects held

By MARLAN JONES,

On January 3, 2018, at approximately 9:57 p.m. , the manager of Wards Restaurant in Magee reported to the Magee Police Department via 911 that they had been robbed at gunpoint by a man who had taken an undisclosed amount of cash from the business. The suspect had then fled from the store. 




Arrest made in truck stop robbery

At approximately 5:45 a.m. on January 3 a vehicle was driven into the D’Lo Truck Stop on Highway 49 north of Mendenhall. The surveillance video showed a vehicle driven by one subject crash through the front doors. The subject then exited the vehicle, held the clerk at what appeared to be gunpoint, and demanded money.



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