Two stabbings reported


Saturday, the Mendenhall Police Department was dispatched to 200 Downs Avenue Lot 7 after receiving an emergency call. Mendenhall Police Chief Candy McCullum explained that a dispute happened at the property between two subjects whom McCullum identified as Jeffery Williams and Melvin McDonald.

Arrest Reports 3-22-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 24 arrests from March 12 to March 19.

Sonya Ann Coley of 455 Antioch Road Magee MS was arrested on March 19 and charged with DUI, possession of a controlled substance, and improper equipment.

Shows charged in case


A local woman has been charged with embezzling funds from school booster program.

Melissa Shows, a volunteer for the booster club for the Magee High School Volley Ball Team, has been charged through Magee Courts with embezzlement. 

Arrest Reports 3-8-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 31 arrests from February 26 to March 5.

Bryan Walter Brooks of 2541 Highway 13 Mendenhall was arrested on March 3 and charged with no driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and disorderly conduct.

Arrest Reports 3-1-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 54 arrests from February 19 to February 26.

Ray Colon Jones of 1450 Cooper Road Pearl MS was arrested on February 22 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and no driver’s license.