CRIME & SAFETY
Two arrested for stealing over $2,000 worth of items in Natchez
NATCHEZ, Miss. (WLBT) - Two men were arrested for stealing over $2,000 worth of items from a shop in Natchez Monday. According to the Natchez Police Department, a patrol officer noticed a vehicle leaving the parking lot of Delta Rentals in Natchez around 1:20 a.m. The officer ran the tag...
Man arrested for assaulting Mississippi trooper during traffic stop
A traffic stop for speeding escalated into a Mississippi man’s arrest for assaulting a state trooper earlier this week. According to a statement from Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M Public Affairs Officer Corporal Craig James, an incident occurred at approximately 4:20 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 84. in Adams County.
One Pill Can Kill: Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office to host Drug Awareness Poster Contest
CONCORDIA PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced that they will host a poster contest to discuss the importance of drug awareness. The contest will include grades 6th-8th at Ferriday Junior High, Vidalia Junior High, and grades 5th-7th at Concordia Parish Academy, Delta Charter School, and Monterey school. The requirements for the […]
Body of Louisiana barge worker pulled from Mississippi River
NATCHEZ, Miss. — The body of a Louisiana barge worker who went missing last month has been pulled from the Mississippi River near Natchez, Mississippi, authorities said. Donny Mitchell, 50, a 20-year employee of Buzzi Unicem USA, went missing on Feb. 7 after slipping off a barge while working early that morning. Witnesses tried to get a life preserver ring to him and tried to grab Mitchell with a drag hook but were unsuccessful at saving him.
Mississippi man sentenced to hard labor for indecent behavior with juvenile
A Mississippi man who had been living in Lousiana was sentenced to hard labor for indecent behavior with a juvenile. Retired Sixth Judicial District Court Judge John D. Crigler, who is filling in for Seventh Judicial District Court Judge Kathy Johnson, passed the sentence to Johnathan Mace, 31, of Jackson.
Deputies discover Fentanyl during arrest warrant; Adams County man arrested
ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 7, 2023, officials of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office served an arrest warrant on Marcus McDonald for the Sale of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Upon arrival, authorities located McDonald and placed him under arrest. According to deputies, they seized 89 grams of suspected Ecstasy and 42 grams of […]
Vidalia man accused of possessing over 400 Xanax tablets and other narcotics; arrested
VIDALIA, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 7:13 AM, officers of the Vidalia Police Department were called to the area of B-Kwik Shell gas station. According to Vidalia Police, officers discovered that a black SUV allegedly damaged the privacy fence that divides B-Kwik and a nail salon.
Adams County man accused of molesting a minor; arrested
ADAMS COUNTY, Miss. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 5, 2023, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation in reference to allegations of Molestation. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 75-year-old Paul Lloyd Dawes was accused of sexually touching a minor at his residence on August 1, 2021. During the investigation, authorities discovered extensive evidence supporting probable […]
Natchez’s first female police chief takes charge
NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – The City of Natchez begins Women’s History Month by making history of its own by naming the city’s first female police chief. Cal Green is now the city’s top cop, who has a clear direction she wants to take her department in. She’s worked her way up the ranks. First, she […]
Former Natchez City Inspector Arrested For Child Molestation
According to WLBT, a former Natchez city inspector was arrested for child molestation. The arrest happened Sunday, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. The report stated that 75-year-old Paul Lloyd Dawes had touched a child inappropriately at his house in Adams County. After an investigation, extensive evidence showed...
Mississippi sheriff: ‘Scary’ that fentanyl found in pills sold as Ecstacy. Man arrested in case.
On Tuesday, agents with the Adams County Narcotics Unit went to 14 Hampton Court in Natchez. They served an arrest warrant on Marcus McDonald, 47, who has been charged with the sale of schedule II drugs with methamphetamine. Agents located and arrested McDonald without incident. While at McDonald’s residence, agents...
Florida Woman Killed in Concordia Parish Crash
Concordia Parish – On March 8, 2023, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 425 at Washington Heights. The crash claimed the life of 52-year-old Tracy L. Sullivan of Brookville, FL. The initial investigation revealed that a 1999 Saturn SL2,...
Mississippi River community offers reward for info on the Grinch who snipped wires to courthouse lights
It appears that one Mississippi River community may have a grinchy individual in its midst as it appears wires to decorative lights were cut intentionally outside the old courthouse. Authorities in Vidalia, Louisiana, a small community that sits across the Mississippi River from Natchez, are searching for those responsible for...
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