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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…

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…

Log Truck Crashes Near Kossuth Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a log truck rollover crash on State Highway 2 near Kossuth on Friday at about 2 p.m. An 18-wheeler truck carrying a load of timber rolled on its side and came to rest on the side of a hill. Timber spilled out of…

Man Accused of Stabbing Neighbor in Leg

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old male in the leg Friday, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Stephen Lee Flake, 43, of County Road 781, allegedly stabbed the male, who is his neighbor, Caldwell said.…

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…

Person Airlifted After Monday Wreck on U.S. 45 in Biggersville

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted after a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 South in Biggersville on Monday. Authorities responded to the crash by the 45 Truck Stop at around 11:45 a.m. The Air Evac rescue helicopter landed in the southbound lane of U.S.…

Officials Respond to Diesel Spill in Corinth

The Corinth Fire Department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office responded to a diesel spill near the intersection of South Harper Road and U.S. Highway 45 on Wednesday at around 2:15 p.m.

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…

Life-Saving Drug Used in Alcorn County Overdoses

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County was among the top 15 counties in Mississippi in terms of the number of times an opioid overdose reversal drug was given in nine months last year, a state report says. Emergency medical services data show that the life-saving drug naloxone…

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…

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…

No Evidence of Assault, Suspect Had Grand Larceny Warrants, Sheriff Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor What was initially reported as a possible assault resulted in the arrest of a Corinth man who had two outstanding grand larceny indictments. Cody McEwen, 25, of Levee Road, was found inside a vehicle in the 3900 block of County Road 100 Monday…