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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…

Corinth Man Indicted on Meth Charge

A 55-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge, court records show. Stuart Kevin Holley, of County Road 408, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth, the indictment charges. The indictment alleges that the amount of meth involved was at least two grams but less than 10…

Convicted Felon Charged With Meth Trafficking, Corinth Police Say

A Corinth man has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine after Corinth Police narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at his residence Friday, police said James Williams Wimsatt, 40, was arrested as he was leaving his Gaines Road residence Friday after a six-month Corinth Police Department investigation. About 4.6 ounces of…

Corinth Police Make Drug Arrests

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Police Department has made a number of drug arrests this month. Cindy Collins of Shiloh, Tenn. was arrested June 16 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. Collins was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by Corinth Police at the intersection of…

Alcorn County Man Indicted on Meth Charge

Staff reports A 52-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge. Freddie Wayne Smith, of County Road 537, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth to a confidential informant in June 2017 in Alcorn County, circuit court records show. The amount of meth involved was at least…

Corinth Man Charged With False Pretense for Alleged Use of Minnesota Business Account

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man was recently arrested for allegedly using the account of a Minnesota business to make unauthorized purchases totaling around $1,900 at a Corinth auto parts store, police said. A woman connected to the case was also arrested and charged with possession…

Corinth Woman Charged With Meth Trafficking

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth woman has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine after Corinth Police narcotics investigators allegedly found more than 30 grams of the drug at a North Parkway residence, an official said. Brittany Waddell, 31, has been charged with meth trafficking in connection with…

Meth Seized After Gunfire Report, Police Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police seized more than 20 grams of methamphetamine after responding to a report of gunfire, an official said. Corinth Police responded to Corinth Inn & Suites on U.S. Highway 72 West on April 23 at about 11 a.m. after someone reported that a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Corinth Woman Accused of Endangering Child

Staff reports A 36-year-old Corinth woman allegedly endangered a 1-year-old child, an indictment charges. Amanda Lane Turner was recently indicted by an Alcorn County Grand Jury for an incident that allegedly occurred July 31, 2017. The indictment charges that Turner knowingly caused or permitted the child “to be present where…

Corinth Man Provided Meth to Child, Indictment Alleges

Staff reports A Corinth man was recently indicted for allegedly providing methamphetamine to a child under 13 years old. Zachery Louis Bascomb, 30, was indicted by an Alcorn County Grand Jury for the alleged incident. The crime allegedly occurred on Oct. 13, 2016. Bascomb “willfully, unlawfully and feloniously” endangered the…

Corinth Man Charged With Bringing Meth to Tish County Jail

Staff reports A Corinth man was charged with felony introduction of narcotics into a correctional facility, according to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office. Nathan Lee Shelton, 31, 132A County Road 405, Corinth, was arrested Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said. Shelton was arrested after the deputies looked into a situation involving…

Corinth Police Seize 47 Grams of Meth, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Police Department seized a “substantial” amount of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Sunday, an official said. Duane Ruggles, 37, of Third Street, Corinth, was charged with trafficking a controlled substance after he was allegeldy found in possession of approximately 47 grams…

Heroin, Fentanyl Threaten Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth and Alcorn County law enforcement officials are concerned that the highly potent drug fentanyl could become a problem locally. “That’s going to be something we all deal with in the near future is this epidemic in fentanyl,” said Corinth Police Chief Ralph…

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…

Suspects Allegedly Possessed Meth, Sheriff’s Office Says

Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office recently made two separate methamphetamine-related arrests, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Adrian Dixon was, 31, of Corinth, was arrested Wednesday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of about 1.6 grams of crack cocaine, 0.3 grams of methamphetamine and a .38…

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…