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Tag Archives: Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office

Stolen Car Found in Tuscumbia River

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A car that was recently reported stolen in Corinth was found in the Tuscumbia River in Biggersville on Monday night. It was unclear if the Hyundai Sonata with Georgia license plates was intentionally pushed in the river. A steep cliff by the riverbank appeared to have a large […]

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Corinth Man Linked to Stolen Tennessee Vehicles, Sheriff Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A bizarre theft case has resulted in numerous charges for a Corinth man. Cody McEwen, 25, of Levee Road in Corinth, has been charged with two counts of possession of stolen property and one count of vehicle burglary, said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The odd string of […]

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Meth Was Allegedly in Suspect’s Possession, Sheriff’s Office Says

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Staff reports A 54-year-old Walnut man was recently arrested in Alcorn County after he was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Scott Crum, of County Road 755, Walnut, allegedly possessed about 6 grams of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana, a sheriff’s office news release said. The […]

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Colorado Man Charged With Marijuana Possession in Alcorn County

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Staff reports A man who resides in a state where pot has been legalized was arrested Saturday in Alcorn County and charged with possession of marijuana. Former Corinth resident Bryce Wood, 22, now of Denver, Colo., was arrested Saturday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of about one pound of marijuana, according […]

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Meth, Morphine Were Allegedly in Corinth Man’s Possession

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Staff reports A 24-year-old Corinth man who was arrested Sunday allegedly possessed methamphetamine, morphine and marijuana, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Jacob Cassidy Feazell, 46 County Road 726, was arrested at about 12:57 a.m. Sunday by Alcorn County Deputy Tim Boggs. Feazell allegedly possessed about 5 grams of meth, nine morphine pills and […]

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Alcorn Sheriff’s Office Makes Felony Drug Arrests

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office made two separate felony drug arrests Tuesday after traffic stops, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Wesley David Stover, 31, 3 County Road 793, Corinth, was arrested after he was allegedly found to be in possession of hydrocodone pills and about 20 grams of methamphetamine, a sheriff’s office news release […]

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Tractor Driver Airlifted After Crash With SUV

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was airlifted at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday after his tractor was involved in a collision with an SUV in the Theo area, according to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office. The two people in the SUV were not seriously injured in the wreck, which happened on a gravel […]

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Male Apparently Went to Residence to Report Assault

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person apparently went to a residence on County Road 130 in the Farmington area Sunday evening and said he had been assaulted, according to an Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office deputy. The male was transported by Magnolia Ambulance to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, said Deputy Bryon […]

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One Sent to Hospital, Another in Custody After Altercation in County

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today One person was in custody and another transported to the hospital after an apparent altercation in Alcorn County on Saturday morning, an official said. The incident was reported at about 10:45 a.m. and occurred in the 200 block of County Road 520, north of Wheeler Grove Road and east of Kossuth. There […]

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Shooting in Rienzi Area Ruled Justified Homicide, Sheriff Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Friday night shooting death of a 77-year-old Prentiss County woman in the Rienzi area has been ruled a justified homicide by the sheriff’s office, said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Gynell Windham was killed on Highway 356 in the area of Hopewell Baptist Church at around 7 […]

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Woman Killed in Rienzi Area, Person of Interest Taken Into Custody

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Staff reports A 77-year-old Prentiss County woman was shot and killed Friday night in the Rienzi area, and a person of interest was taken into custody at the scene, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Gynell Windham was killed on Highway 356 in the area of Hopewell Baptist Church at around 7 p.m. Friday, […]

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Woman Wants Investigation Into Fire That Destroyed Home

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire destroyed a mobile home near Rienzi on Tuesday morning, and the woman who lived there wants the blaze investigated. A dog named Freckles was killed in the fire, said Tammy Eaton, who rented the mobile home. Eaton was at work, and her 8-year-old daughter was at […]

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Motorist Transported to Hospital After Crash Involving Delivery Truck

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials on Thursday morning responded to a crash in Corinth involving a car and a delivery truck. There was one person in each vehicle, and the person in the car was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center with minor injuries, said Deputy Shane Latch. The person in the delivery […]

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Corinth Father, Son Duo Charged with Aggravated Assault

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth father and son have been charged with aggravated assault after an incident in which a man was allegedly shot in the leg and struck with a gun Tuesday, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Brandon Mincy, 39, County Road 344, Corinth, was charged with aggravated assault […]

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Man Hospitalized After Alleged Fight, Suspect Charged With Aggravated Assault

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with an alleged fight that put a man in a Memphis hospital with severe head trauma, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Chadwick John Grimes, 38, of Highway 2 in Corinth, on Monday was in the Alcorn […]

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Pedestrian Hit by Car in Farmington Area Saturday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A pedestrian was struck by a car on County Road 200 in the Farmington area on Saturday evening, according to the sheriff’s office. The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center, said Alcorn County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Boggs. It appears the pedestrian was checking the mail when he was […]

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Just a Drill: Agencies, Hospital Take Part in Mock Plane Crash

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Local emergency response agencies conducted a drill at the Corinth airport on Tuesday in which the scenario involved an airplane crashing into a deer on the runway and then smashing into a concrete piling. Magnolia Regional Health Center sponsored the drill as part of federal accreditation requirements, said […]

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