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Corinth Police, Alcorn Sheriff’s Office Assist ‘Operation Triple Beam’

Month-Long Action Brought 255 Arrests in North Mississippi The Corinth Police Department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office were among the more than 30 North Mississippi law enforcement agencies who collaborated with state and federal authorities during a recent month-long enforcement initiative. “Operation Triple Beam” resulted in the arrests of 255…

Man Charged With Grocery Store Burglary

A 35-year-old man has been charged with burglary of a business after he was allegedly identified on surveillance video inside a grocery store, Corinth Police said. The suspect, William Edward Savell, allegedly stole miscellaneous items from Helendale’s Grocery. The back door had been pried open, according to police. The burglary…

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 Woman Allegedly Sought Person to Kill Husband for Life Insurance, Police Say

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth woman who was recently indicted on the charge of conspiracy to commit murder allegedly asked a person if someone could be retained to kill her husband, police said. Lisa Ann Mullins-Null, 44, of Norman Road, allegedly considered a plan to split life insurance money…

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…

Injuries Reported in Three-Vehicle Wreck on U.S. 72

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Multiple agencies responded to a major vehicle wreck involving two pickup trucks and an 18-wheeler just before 4 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 East and the Kimberly-Clark Road in the Corinth city limits. Injuries were reported in the crash,…

Nominations Open for Distinguished Policing

Nominations are being accepted for the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing. Winning officers will have demonstrated excellence in one of three areas: Innovations in community policing, criminal investigations or field operations. There will be awards given in each of these areas, and there will be three…

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…

Car Found in River About 15 Minutes After Reported Stolen

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A car that was discovered in Tuscumbia River on Monday night had been reported stolen that same night from an apartment building in Corinth, police said. The vehicle was reported stolen from apartments on Pace Drive in Corinth at 10:03 p.m. About 15…

Stabbing Reported Tuesday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Police responded to a report of a stabbing on North Cass Street on Tuesday night around 11 p.m., a detective said. An adult male said an unidentified assailant stabbed him in the chest area with an unknown object as he walked back to an apartment,…