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4 hrs ago | via Starkville Daily News
For two months city police have gotten "numerous reports" of mail theft, according to Brandon Lovelady, public information officer for the Starkville Police Department. He sent out a news release Wednesday afternoon warning residents to watch their mailboxes. Comment?
Tuesday | via Starkville Daily News
On Monday, officers arrested and charged an unidentified juvenile with three counts of grand larceny, auto and one count of commercial burglary. The arrest stems from previous incidents at Mississippi Motor Credit, according to a SPD news release. Comment?
Friday Apr 29 | via Starkville Daily News
Starkville police arrested a woman Friday on a warrant of hindering prosecution, in connection with the April 22 armed robbery of McDonald's at 817 Highway 12 West, according to Brandon Lovelady, public information officer for the Starkville Police Department. Keva Robertson was arrested on the warrant and taken to Oktibbeha County Jail; she later posted bond - set at $5,000 - and is due in Municipal Court on May 23, according to the news release. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 27 | via Commercial Dispatch
Local law enforcement agents arrested an off-duty McDonald's employee accused of robbing the 817 Highway 12 restaurant at gunpoint last week. Starkville Police Department tactical officers and U.S. Marshal Task Force agents took Jawan Hooper, 24, of Starkville, into custody Monday after he arrived at work. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via Starkville Daily News
A McDonald's employee was arrested at the restaurant on Monday, charged with robbing his workplace three days earlier. Starkville police SWAT and the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Jawan Hooper, 24, soon after he arrived for work at McDonald's, 817 Highway 12 West, on Monday, according to a news release from Caryl Pritchard of the Starkville Police Department. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via Newms360.com
Starkville Police responded shortly after 3 a.m. April 22 to an armed robbery call at the McDonald's located at 817 Highway 12 West. The suspect is described as a tall, thin black male, who was dressed in all red and had a red bandana over his face. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via Starkville Daily News
A Northport, Alabama man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary at Sports Center in Starkville on Monday morning. The Starkville Police Department announced Monday afternoon that 21-year-old Dustin Horton was arrested and charged with commercial burglary. Comment?
Saturday Apr 23 | via Commercial Dispatch
Officials with the Starkville Police Department say the robbery occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Authorities described it as an armed robbery but did not say what type of weapon was used in the incident. The suspect was described as a male, just over 6 feet tall, with a thin build. Comment?
Friday Apr 22 | via Commercial Dispatch
Starkville Police Department arrested a Long Beach man involved in Second Baptist Church's sanctuary expansion on a felony false pretense warrant Thursday. Authorities say Donald Andrew Crowther, 69, turned himself in after he previously admitted in court his company, TCM Companies LLC, falsified copies of checks that were paid to contractors and later erroneously reported to the church. Comment?
Friday Apr 22 | via BleacherReport
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was in Starkville, Mississippi, in early March when he made a decision. It was a dangerous decision. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via Starkville Daily News
Akeem Rasheed, 46, of Crawford, will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty of aggravated assault and burglary of a dwelling in relation to a 2014 stabbing on Central Avenue in Starkville. An Oktibbeha County Circuit Court jury spent approximately one hour deliberating on Wednesday before returning and issuing a guilty verdict on both the aggravated assault and burglary counts. Comment?
Monday Apr 18 | via Newms360.com
Starkville Police arrested Christopher Young, of Starkville, following the April 17 incident at Forest Creek Apartments, 1301 Louisville Street. He was charged with aggravated assault and taken to the Oktibbeha County Jail. Comment?
Monday Apr 18 | via Starkville Daily News
Starkville police arrested Christopher Young, 32, of Starkville, on an aggravated assault charge Sunday, according to Caryl Pritchard of the Starkville Police Department. He was arrested in connection with an incident involving a juvenile at Forest Creek Apartments, 1301 Louisville St., according to the news release. Comment?
Friday Apr 8 | via SFGate
In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach Tyler Summitt, center, talks strategy with his players during a time out in an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss. Tyler Summitt has resigned as Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach and acknowledged having an inappropriate relationship, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Comment?
Thursday Apr 7 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014, file photo, Louisiana Tech women's basketball coach Tyler Summitt signals to his players during an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss. Tyler Summit... . Comment?
Mar 31, 2016 | via Commercial Dispatch
A number of local religious leaders say they are not interested in a piece of pending legislation that would allow places of worship to establish armed security groups. House Bill 786 -- titled the Mississippi Church Protection Act -- would allow places of worship to establish security programs that authorize designated members to carry firearms "for the protection of the congregation of such church or place of worship." Comment?
Mar 30, 2016 | via Newms360.com
Starkville Police responded to the Huddle House on Highway 12 West around 2:30 a.m. where a victim said they had been robbed. The suspect had already left by the time police arrived, but the victim gave authorities a description of the woman. Comment?
Mar 30, 2016 | via The Baltimore Sun
In this Oct. 5, 2012 photo, Jaelyn Young poses for a photo in Vicksburg, Miss. Young and another Mississippi resident were arrested on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, on charges that they were trying to travel abroad to join the Islamic State militant group. Comment?
Mar 30, 2016 | via The Washington Post
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Mar 29, 2016 | via Newms360.com
Jaelyn Delshaun Young, once a high school cheerleader and university student, admitted Tuesday that she tried to join the Islamic State terrorist organization. A 20-year-old Warren County native, Young pleaded guilty to one federal charge that she conspired to provide material support to ISIS, also called ISIL. Comment?
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