CRIME & SAFETY
Man Convicted in 2022 Monroe County Murder Receives 30-Year Sentence
Discover the latest development in the 2022 Monroe County murder case. Tommy Randolph, one of the accused, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. Learn more about the case and its implications in this video.
VIDEO - Amory Police patrolling in new vehicles
The Amory Police Department is improving its patrolling with new vehicles for its officers.
Suspect apprehended by Aberdeen police in shooting investigation
In a significant development in a shooting investigation, Aberdeen police have made an arrest. The individual, Brandon Lenior, now faces charges of aggravated assault. Watch the video for more details on this unfolding story.
Motorcyclist killed in Monroe County crash
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) — A crash Sunday afternoon, Oct. 1 killed a motorcyclist. Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identified the victim as Robert Von Morgan Jr., 71, of Aberdeen. The crash happened at approximately 5:41 at the intersection of Highway 45 and South Meridian Street in Aberdeen. Morgan’s motorcycle...
Monroe County murder suspect pleads guilty
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) — One of the two men accused in the 2020 murder of a man in Monroe County will spend decades in prison. Monroe County sheriff’s investigator Wayne Wilbanks said Tommy Gene Randolph pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday, Oct. 2. He will spend 30...
Monroe County Sheriff's Department issues warning about phone scam
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is warning the public of a recent phone scam that is happening in the area that claims there is an arrest warrant.
Aberdeen police to be relocated to former public utilities building
Discover how an old building in Aberdeen is getting a new lease on life. Learn about the city's plans to repurpose the former public utilities building into a new home for the Aberdeen Police Department. A transformation is underway!
Hunt continues for Aberdeen shooter
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) — The search continues for the person responsible for a shooting in Aberdeen. The shooting happened Thursday night, Sept. 28 at approximately 10:00 on Clayton Drive. One person was shot several times and taken to the hospital. The identity of the shooter is unknown. Aberdeen Police...
Community members can help fight crime with technology
Www.wcbi.com – Shawanda Jones – 2023-10-02 19:17:23. SUMMARY: Police in the Golden Triangle area of Mississippi are urging residents to use technology to prevent crime. They recommend using phones as police scanners and security camera monitors. West Point Police Chief Avery Cook emphasizes that crime can be prevented and encourages citizens to report anything suspicious they see, even if they want to remain anonymous. There are apps available that provide information on sex offenders' locations, neighborhood watch groups, and real-time crime reports. Cook suggests downloading these apps to be more vigilant in watching for criminal activity and reporting it to the authorities.
Mississippi High School Football Game Violence Spurs Joint Investigation by Law Enforcement and School Authorities
A Mississippi high school football game turned chaotic prompting an investigation by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, the school districts, and the Mississippi High School Athletics Association. The violent confrontation between Caledonia High School and Aberdeen High School resulted in injuries to two players. Spectators also joined in the violence.
Violence Spills onto Field: High School Football Brawl Prompts Investigation
Two disruptions occurred during high school football games in separate locations - one in Caledonia and Aberdeen, the other in San Bernardino County, California, with significant results.