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Jail docket: Wesson man arrested for DUI, felony fleeing

Lincoln County Jail docket, Friday-Monday. • Troy Lynn Dickerson, 08/05/1968, East Lincoln Road, Monticello — arrested for simple assault by menace or fear x2, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. • Ahna Paige Thomasee, 01/06/1997, 1907 Wellman Trail, Bogue Chitto — arrested for aggravated domestic assault, by LCSO. • Maranda Ann...
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Capital murder defendant makes court appearance

A man accused of capital murder in the deaths of two Brookhaven police officers made a status appearance in Lincoln County Circuit Court Monday. Defense attorney Kelsey Rushing — representing Marquis A. Flowers, accused of the shooting deaths of Officer James White and Cpl. Zach Moak in 2018 — told Special Judge Richard W. “Dickey” McKenzie his team was awaiting reports from experts on several matters and therefore had not yet responded to a pretrial questionnaire from the office of District Attorney Dee Bates.
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Guilty verdict for man accused in 2018 shooting of Brookhaven chef

A jury has found Jesse Scott Smith guilty of first-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of Brookhaven chef John Ashley Bennett. Bennett, 42, was found April 21, 2018, at his home on Smith Lake Road by his mother. Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins said at the time that Bennett had received gunshot wounds that “looked suspicious.”
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Arrest reports: 8 arrested on drug, alcohol charges

Lincoln County Jail docket, Monday-Tuesday. • Janay Robinson, 01/11/1987, 2301 Hayes Road, Houston, TX – arrested for assault/domestic violence, reckless driving, fleeing or eluding police in motor vehicle, and felony, possession, sale, or transfer of stolen firearm by Brookhaven Police Department. • Arlandus Tyrell Smith, 04/28/1999, 415 E Choctaw St....
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County schools get $40K resource officers grant

Lincoln County schools hope to see placement of school resource officers at campuses during the 2021-2022 school year. Superintendent Dr. David Martin told the county school board during its regular meeting Monday that he had applied for a Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools grant, and that the district had been awarded a $40,000 grant.
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Arrest reports: 2 arrested for cyber, phone crimes

• Jerrivonte Harris, 09/12/2001 – 100 Eastview Drive — arrested for malicious mischief, felony, cyber stalking, e-mail threats/harassment, by Brookhaven Police Department. • Alison Thames Halford, 08/13/1977, 1433 Hwy. 27 South, Jayess — arrested for failure to appear in Justice Court, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. • Rodney Rushing, 08/28/1980,...
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18-year-old killed in Wednesday shooting

An 18-year-old 2020 Brookhaven High graduate has died from gunshot wounds. At 9:13 p.m. Wednesday, officers from the Brookhaven Police Department responded to a call of shots fired on Hines Street. Officers arrived at 704 Hines St. and found a man in the back yard of the home who had...
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Arrest reports: 27 arrested over holiday weekend

• Bobby Pittman, 11/30/1956, 804 Avenue H, McComb — arrested for DUI/1st offense and careless driving, by Brookhaven Police Department. • Larry Phillips Levi Jr. 10/27/1976, 201 East Mildred St. — arrested for possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, simple assault, and physical menace to create fear, by BPD.
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MHP reports 2 holiday deaths, none in Troop M area

The Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M reported two wrecks in Lincoln County over the Independence Day holiday weekend. Troop M reported no fatalities and no DUI arrests during the enforcement period. MHP concluded its statewide 2021 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Friday, July 2, at 12:01 a.m. and...
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Jail docket: Brookhaven man arrested for enticement of a child

• John Dickey, 09/24/1988, 2518 Nola Road – arrested for disorderly conduct, disobey lawful order, profanity, etc. in a public place, 1st or 2nd simple domestic violence/assault, by Brookhaven Police Department. • Kenneth Runard Graham, 11/19/1969, 334 Evelyn – arrested for 1st or 2nd offense simple domestic violence/assault, by BPD.
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Fallen officer to be honored by riders today

Nonprofit motorcyclist group Beyond the Call of Duty will be at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 3 p.m. Friday to honor the memory and service of LCSO corrections officer Marshall Lee “Bem” London Jr. London died May 18, 2020. The mission of Beyond the Call of Duty is to...
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Ride to honor fallen officers stops in Lincoln County

Participants in the Beyond the Call of Duty Ride to Remember 2020 made a brief visit to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon. Six motorcyclists and two pickups pulling trailers stayed for just over an hour to allow officers and the public to see the faces and read the names of the men and women of law enforcement who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2020.
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Police awaiting autopsy results for body found in ditch

Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy in the case of a man whose body was found earlier this week in Brookhaven. Found lying on his back in a ditch alongside Crooked Lane, the deceased was identified by Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins as Derric Wayne Thomas, 41, of Greenville.
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Jail docket: 2 arrested for possession of controlled substance, paraphernalia

Lawson Cade Elkins, 12/13/1983, 1953 Hwy. 583 – arrested for disorderly conduct/disobeying lawful order, by Brookhaven Police Department. Vincent Edward Rials, 09/08/1985, 1120 Miller Lane – arrested for possession of controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Revia Elizabeth Landrum, 03/28/1989, 2736 Hwy. 53 – arrested for...
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Jail docket: Several arrested on warrants

Pamela K Howard, 01/07/1976, 3755 Summit Drive – arrested for disturbance of family, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Charles Ray Carter Jr., 06/09/1982, 914 North Union St. – arrested for probation violation, by BPD. Keith Michael Bergeron Jr., 05/31/1982, 3159 Bouie Mill Road – arrested on a bench warrant, by...
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Police investigating 2 shootings

Brookhaven police are investigating two shooting incidents that occurred Thursday and Friday. Around 11:20 p.m. Thursday, June 17, Phoenix Collins, 25, was in front of her home with 27-year-old Everett Cameron Jr. who was visiting at the time, said BPD Chief Kenneth Collins. A vehicle pulled into the yard and...