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Two suspects charged in church break in

Two men have been arrested in connection with a late night break in at an Itawamba County church. Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department say they have arrested Terry Allen Mills, 19, of 450 Reich Road, Fulton, and Brandon Joseph Isbell, 20, of 317 Mountain Leader Trail, Saltillo, and charged both with burglary of […]

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Mother, son arrested for Evergreen burglary

Police have arrested a Nettleton mother and son in connection with an Evergreen area burglary. According to Jason Dickinson the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department, Landon Harlow, 21, and Donna Harlow, 48, both of Liberty Road, Nettleton, were arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with burglarizing an Evergreen home. While the home’s owner was away, the […]

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Suspects named in Thanksgiving armed robbery

Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have released the names of two suspects in a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery. Michael Shane Earnest, 23, of 129 Kornegay Drive, Fulton, and Corey Lee Raines, 23, of 6750 Dorsey Evergreen Road, Fulton, have both been charged with armed robbery and failure to stop for a law enforcement […]

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Two arrested for vehicle robberies

Law enforcement authorities in Itawamba and Lee counties have arrested two suspects in connection with a series of vehicle thefts in both areas. On Nov. 26, deputies in Lee County arrested Richard Allred, 32, of Marietta in connection with multiple vehicle thefts, including a motorcycle, ATV and car from Itawamba County. A second, unidentified suspect […]

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Thanksgiving armed robbery ends in pursuit, wreck

A Thanksgiving armed robbery in the Carolina Community ended with a car chase, wreck and two people in the hospital. Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery and subsequent car chase. As of Friday, law enforcement officials were withholding the names of the male suspects being charged […]

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Fulton police arrest two for meth crimes

Fulton police have arrested and charged two people for methamphetamine-related crimes. On Oct. 28, police arrested Melissa Sweat, 30, of 27950 Highway 25 North, Golden, and Jeremy Hall, 29, of 301 South Robbins Street, Fulton. Sweat was charged with possession of methamphetamine; Hall was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell. Both suspects […]

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Car chase, manhunt ends in arrest of Starkville parolee

A car chase and a lengthy manhunt in the Fulton City Park area last week ended in the arrest of a Starkville man. Adam Heath, 18, was arrested last Wednesday following a 90-minute manhunt through south Fulton, primarily the city park area and surrounding woodlands. He was charged with felony eluding. Heath received an initial […]

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Officials warn businesses, individuals to look out for counterfeit bills

Local law enforcement officials have identified several cases of small denomination counterfeit bills being distributed in Itawamba County businesses. In the past two weeks, two reports of counterfeit $10 bills have been filed with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department. The first report was made on Aug. 15 when a Fulton resident tried to spend one […]

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Fulton woman charged with participation in credit card scam

Fulton police have charged a 64-year-old woman for allegedly participating in an online credit card scam. On Aug. 13, police arrested Shelia Warren of 195 Buzby Drive, Fulton, and charged her with 14 counts of felony credit card fraud. Warren is accused of using a stolen credit card to withdraw approximately $8,000 from a local […]

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UPDATE: Nineteen arrested in local drug roundup

* Charges range from possession of marijuana to the sale of cocaine.  NOTE: This is an update of a story published on July 14 on itawambatimes.com. Nineteen people were recently arrested and charged as part of a countywide roundup of suspects indicted through the Itawamba County Jury. Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department released […]

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Fulton man charged with Peppertown break-in

A Fulton man has been arrested and charged in connection with a Peppertown breaking and entering from earlier this week. Investigators with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have arrested Andrew Thomas Nichols, 28, of 6300 Van Buren Road, Fulton, and charged him with burglary of a dwelling for his alleged involvement in the July 16 breaking […]

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Manhunt suspect charged with nine crimes

By ED HOWELL Special to The Times HAMILTON – A man who snatched a wallet out of a woman’s hand at Chandler’s CashSaver grocery store in Hamilton eventually was found but fled from Hamilton law enforcement officers before Mississippi authorities captured him on Thursday, July 10, Hamilton Police Chief Ronny Vickery said. Vickery said on […]

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Deputies break up theft ring, make fleeing arrest

After more than a year of investigation, law enforcement officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have charged two men in connection with an ATV theft ring that spanned the southeast United States. Last week, Alan Goodwin, 34, of Winfield, Alabama, and Justin Wilson, 28, of Golden, were indicted by the Itawamba County Grand Jury […]

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Nineteen arrested as part of Itawamba County drug roundup

Officials with the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department have released a list of 19 suspects arrested as part of a roundup of people indicted through the Itawamba County Grand Jury. Suspects and their charges included: Henry Ashby – sale of cocaine Elvis Blankenship – conspiracy to sell methamphetamine; sale of methamphetamine; and possession of methamphetamine Beau […]

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