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Tuesday Oct 25 | via Newms360.com
According to Starkville police, Courtney M. Boyd, of Starkville, was arrested at a Highway 12 East hotel. By having the weapon, Boyd was violating the terms and conditions of probation on a previous conviction of petit larceny. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 19 | via Commercial Dispatch
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins wants the mayor and his fellow aldermen to have more information about potential city hires and says department heads will be held accountable if they do not provide full reports to the board in the future. Perkins' first told The Dispatch he wanted more in-depth briefings days after learning a newly hired Starkville police officer, Garrett Mittan, was named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Ricky Ball, a 26-year-old shot by Columbus police after a traffic stop last year. Comment?
Monday Oct 17 | via Starkville Daily News
More than three years after the fatal shooting of a Starkville man at the Dawg Wash car wash, the final suspect in the case pleaded guilty in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Monday to being an accessory to murder. Charleka Brooks, 27, of Starkville was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with two years suspended and two years of post release supervision, along with a fine of $10,000. Comment?
Saturday Oct 15 | via Starkville Daily News
Starkville police arrested a local man Wednesday and charged him with burglarizing the Salvation Army at 407 Industrial Park Road. Officers answered an early-morning alarm at the Salvation Army and arrested Jonas T. Andrews, 30, of Starkville, according to Cpl. Comment?
Friday Oct 14 | via Commercial Dispatch
A Starkville man accused of burglary and felony escape from jail was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to his charges on Tuesday in Clay County Circuit Court. Depriest Gray, 30, received a 25-year sentence for a July 2014 burglary of a dwelling and a five-year sentence for his Oct. 15, 2015, escape from Clay County Jail. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via Daily Times Leader
The individual who escaped from the Clay County Detention Center in July will spend 30 years in prison. Depriest Gray, 30, of Starkville, escaped from the Clay County jail the morning of July 23, and was apprehended in Starkville later that day. Comment?
Thursday Oct 6 | via Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: America's enemies within - SIXTY-TWO ISIS attackers and 'plotters' in just a year and more than half of them are immigrants or their children Analysis by DailyMail.com reveals that 62 people in America have launched ISIS attacks or been accused of plotting to help terror group Thirteen Americans converted and are accused of becoming extremists - including a former cheerleader and senior Boston police officer's son Prosecution documents reveal allegations of obsessions with extremist propaganda and a myriad of hate-fueled plans to slaughter U.S. citizens A total of 62 people - overwhelmingly men - have launched attacks or been accused of taking part in the Islamic terror group's activities in just over a year. Comment?
Thursday Oct 6 | via Commercial Dispatch
Former Columbus Police officer Garrett Mittan works with a police dog at the soccer complex. Mittan, who is named a defendant in a federal lawsuit brought by the Ricky Ball estate, is now an officer with Starkville Police Department. Comment?
Monday Oct 3 | via Starkville Daily News
According to a Starkville Police Department news release, Mark D. Monroe, 30, of Starkville turned himself in to the SPD, and was charged with one count of rape. He is being held in the Oktibbeha County Jail on a $5,000 bond, and is scheduled to appear in Municipal Court at 6 p.m. today. Comment?
Sep 23, 2016 | via Commercial Dispatch
Circuit Judge Lee Coleman granted a motion Friday morning in 39-year-old Derrick Bankhead's case, citing evidence District Attorney Scott Colom had a conflict of interest in prosecuting it. Bankhead was convicted on Sept. Comment?
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