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ACSO Played ‘Crucial’ Role in National Meth Trafficking Case

Involved hundreds of pounds of meth from Mexico The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office played a “crucial” role in an investigation of an organization that distributed hundreds of pounds of meth from Mexico, through Southern California and into North Mississippi, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Eight defendants were convicted in…

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…

Alcorn County Corrections Officer Arrested on Contraband Charge

Staff reports An Alcorn County correctional facility officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to introduce contraband, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. The employee, Angela R. Salmon, 40, of Tate Street, Corinth, was booked into the county jail. She was arrested after Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility officers received information…

Alcorn Deputies Visit Lemonade Stand

These Corinth boys had a visit from some very important customers at their lemonade stand Tuesday. Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office deputies enjoyed a cup of lemonade as they visited with the young entrepreneurs. Back row from left are deputies Adam Zellner, Bryon Parker, Tim Boggs and Shane Stegall. The boys…

Arrests Made After Locals Allegedly Found With Meth, Sheriff Says

Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office made some methamphetamine-related arrests over the weekend, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Corinth resident Jarvis Bell, 37, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance after the vehicle he was driving was stopped for allegedly having no license plate Saturday on County…

Name of Arrested KMS Coach Released

Staff reports The name of the Kossuth Middle School coach who was arrested Wednesday at the school has been released by Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Micah Macay Wilbanks, 29, of County Road 520, Corinth, was arrested for suspicion of public intoxication, a sheriff’s office news release said. Wilbanks was…

Boy, 6, Struck by Vehicle on Salem Road

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle as he walked across County Road 400 on Friday around 5:30 p.m., Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Apparently, the boy and another child had walked across County Road 400 (Salem Road) to a residence to see if they could…

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…

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…

Corinth Man With Fentanyl Arrested in Alcorn County, Sheriff Says

Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Corinth man Saturday after he was allegedly found in possession of numerous drugs, including fentanyl, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Alcorn County Deputy Lucas Wooten arrested Steven Anthony King, 31, 70 County Road 738, after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway…

Stolen Car Found in Tuscumbia River

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…

Corinth Man Linked to Stolen Tennessee Vehicles, Sheriff Says

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…

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

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…

Colorado Man Charged With Marijuana Possession in Alcorn County

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…

Meth, Morphine Were Allegedly in Corinth Man’s Possession

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…

Alcorn Sheriff’s Office Makes Felony Drug Arrests

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,…

Tractor Driver Airlifted After Crash With SUV

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,…