Tag Archives: Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell

Person of Interest Sought in Connection With Triple Shooting

Staff reports Authorities are seeking a “person of interest” in a Monday triple shooting in Farmington, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. No arrests have been made in the shooting, which left two people dead and sent a third gunshot victim to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth in critical condition, Caldwell noted. The sheriff’s […]

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Arrests Made for Pills, Crack, Meth, Pot, Guns, ACSO Says

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office has made a number of drug-related arrests in recent days, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Jimmy L. Hughey, 63, of County Road 514A, Corinth, was arrested April 3 after he was allegedly found in possession of crack cocaine, hydrocodone pills, oxycodone pills and two guns, a sheriff’s office […]

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Suspect Allegedly Fled Deputy After Drugs Found at Home, Sheriff Says

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Staff reports A Corinth man on Thursday allegedly fled law enforcement in a vehicle the day after methamphetamine, marijuana and steroids were found at his home, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The suspect, Lee Price Boggs, 29, of 25 County Road 521, Corinth, was taken into custody after the pursuit ended on U.S. […]

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Corinth Residents Face Drug Charges

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office has made a number of drug arrests over the past several days, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Doyle Ray Hicks, 45, of 53 County Road 326, Corinth, was arrested Friday after Alcorn County Deputy Robert Loyd checked a suspicious vehicle stopped on County Road 400, a sheriff’s office […]

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Corinth Man Charged With Five Counts of Identity Theft, Sheriff Says

Staff reports A Corinth man has been charged with five counts of identity theft, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Monday. The sheriff’s office with the assistance of the Farmington Police Department arrested Timothy Scott Mackin, 38, of County Road 194, on Thursday, a sheriff’s office news release said. “For the past several months the […]

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Bible With Cocaine Seized at Jail, Sheriff Says

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Staff reports A Corinth woman was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to deliver a Bible containing cocaine to an inmate, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Jolona Nicole Lambert, of 54 County Road 192, was arrested by Alcorn County narcotics investigator Adam Rencher on a charge of introduction of contraband into a correctional facility, a […]

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Alcorn County Residents Charged With Burglary, Sheriff Says

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Staff reports Two Corinth residents were charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling in connection with an alleged incident Tuesday in Alcorn County, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Brandy Leigh Mauney, 37, and Stephen William Hardin, 39, both of County Road 105, were charged with the alleged burglary of a residence on State Highway 350. The […]

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Sheriff’s Office Makes Meth Arrests, Man Charged With Drug Trafficking

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office this week made two separate methamphetamine-related arrests, one of which netted about 60 grams, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The sheriff’s office arrested New Site resident Anthony Scott Merryman, 29, on Monday when he was allegedly found in possession of approximately 60 grams of meth, a sheriff’s office […]

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Alcorn County Prison Inmates Earn College Credits from Northeast

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As their names were called, the inmates in the black and white striped pants approached the podium with smiles on their faces. They shook hands with a Northeast Mississippi Community College official and proudly gripped the crisp certificates. These inmates recently completed college courses and earned employment credentials […]

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