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Sheriff: ‘No Evidence of Criminal Act’ in Reports of Shots Fired in Farmington Area Saturday

UPDATE: Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said early Sunday there was not a drive-by shooting Saturday night in the Farmington area. “We have no evidence of a criminal act — just reports of individuals hearing shots,” the sheriff said. Multiple people in the area reported hearing around seven to eight…

Alcorn County Prison Earns High Marks From National Association

Facility ‘Moving in Right Direction,’ Sheriff Says By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Sheriff Ben Caldwell is pleased to announce that the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility earned top scores in a comprehensive review by a national organization that accredits prisons. This marks another improvement to the Alcorn County…

Multi-Agency Effort Brings Drug Trafficking, Stolen Property Charges

Staff reports A coordinated effort between several law enforcement agencies led to the execution of a search warrant and a Corinth man being charged with drug trafficking, possession of stolen property and other charges, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Jeffery Wade Lindsey, 49, 14 County Road 513, was…

Sheriff's Office Arrests Corinth Man for Alleged Heroin Possession

Staff reports A Corinth man was arrested last week after he was allegedly found in possession of heroin, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Samuel Nathan Clark, 1304 W. Clover Lane, allegedly possessed approximately 1.5 grams of heroin, a sheriff’s office news release said. Clark was driving on Alcorn…

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Corinth Residents Face Drug Charges

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…

Bible With Cocaine Seized at Jail, Sheriff Says

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…

Alcorn County Residents Charged With Burglary, Sheriff Says

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…

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

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…

Alcorn County Prison Inmates Earn College Credits from Northeast

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…