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Pike County deputies seize ecstasy, THC edibles during traffic stop

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Pike County deputies arrested a man during a traffic stop after finding more than 700 grams of drugs. On June 21, deputies said they stopped Michael Searcy on Interstate 55 North near Exit 17 for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, investigators seized 709 grams of MDMA (ecstasy), drug […]
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18-year-old, 2 juveniles arrested for multiple burglaries in Pike County

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (WJTV) – Pike County deputies arrested an 18-year-old and two juveniles in connection to multiple residential burglaries in Magnolia. Deputies said on Wednesday, June 15, they received multiple reports of burglaries on Kennedy Road. During investigation, deputies learned that numerous items were taken from the residences. They also said the suspects had vandalized the […]
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Man arrested for multiple burglaries in Brandon

BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) – Brandon police arrested a man in connection to home burglaries, auto burglaries and vandalism that occurred at multiple residences in May 2022. Police said the incidents happened on Shelby Circle in Brandon between May 2-17. On Wednesday, June 8, investigators identified the suspect as Malcolm Jamal Spann, 30, of Brandon. According […]
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Two charged with drug trafficking in Pike County

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A man and a woman were arrested after Pike County deputies said they found about 15 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. Deputies said they stopped a car on Interstate 55 North near Exit 8 for a traffic violation on Monday, June 13. They said they found the 15 […]
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Pike County jail escapee back in custody

UPDATE: PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Pike County deputies said Decoreius Lee was found safe and is back in custody. PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Pike County deputies are searching for a man who they said escaped from the Pike County Correctional Facility on Wednesday, June 15. Deputies said Decoreius Lee, 29, escaped from the […]
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Silver Alert issued for McComb man

MCCOMB, Miss. — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Pike County man. Decoreius Lamonte Lee, 29, of McComb, was last seen at about 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of Joel Lang Road in Pike County. Lee was wearing a camouflage tank top, blue gym shorts, and white Nike shoes, authorities said.
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Man, woman arrested on drug charges in Pike County

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A man and woman were arrested on drug charges in Pike County on Wednesday, June 1. Deputies said they received information about possible criminal activity on Cedar Hill Lane. They said Edward Heaton was in possession of about 16 grams of meth. Additionally, Courtney Welch was charged with possession of […]
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McComb man arrested for burglary

MCCOMB, Miss. (WJTV) – A man was arrested for residential burglary in Pike County on Monday, May 16. Deputies said they retrieved surveillance video of a suspect forcibly entering into a home on Marley Lane. The suspect was armed with a pistol, and numerous items of value were taken from the residence. Charles M. Thompson,18, […]
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Man wanted for Pike County homicide arrested in Florida

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Pike County homicide suspect was arrested in Collier County, Florida, on Tuesday, May 17. Pike County deputies said Thomas Brown was arrested in Florida on charges of fleeing law enforcement, hit and run, carrying a concealed gun and possession of marijuana more than 20 grams. He was booked into […]
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