Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Searching for Owner of Lost/Stolen Camera


Olive Branch Law Enforcement advised the Winston County Sheriff's Office that a camera and some softball equipment had recently been recovered in the Olive Branch area.  Officials believe these items had been stolen and are looking for information and the rightful owners.

Photos on the camera and other information indicate that the owner may have a connection to Winston County, Louisville or Winston Academy. If you have lost or had a camera stolen in the last few months, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Office for more information at 662-773-5881.

if you have information concerning the possible theft of these items and wish to remain anonymous, call Winston County Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sheriff Jason Pugh's NRA Handgun Class

Back by popular demand, the Winston County Sheriff's Office along with the Citizen's Advisory Board and the Board of County Supervisors will be sponsoring another NRA Handgun Class on Saturday, June 20.  Class size is limited to 25.
Instructors will be Jonathan Peeples and David McCool,Certified Instructors along with Sheriff, Jason Pugh and Chief Deputy, Keith Alexander from Sheriff Department.  Cost is $80 - this covers NRA booklet, targets, refreshment, etc.

Class begins at 8:00 am at the Winston County Annex Building for classroom instruction. Lunch is on your own and afternoon training will be at the Winston/Choctaw Correctional Facility shooting range for live shooting of 70 rounds.

Participants must bring the following:

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Sheriff's Office Participates in Safety Town

Thanks to the Louisville Pilot Club for allowing us to participate in Safety Town over the weekend. We had a great time, especially Cade, our K-9 officer. Great program!!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Local Law Enforcement Searching For Suspect

Suspect Located!!Winston County law enforcement is asking for the public's assistance in locating this individual. Nick Rush, born 7/24/1995 is wanted for questioning by the Neshoba County authorities for strong arm robbery.

 Rush is a resident of Winston County and is known to have been in the area.  If you have any information about Rush's whereabouts, please contact Winston Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881. 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Suspect Sought

Suspect Captured!!!Law enforcement officials are asking for the public's assistance in
locating a suspect wanted in connection with a felony pursuit that occurred on January 29.

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is searching for Corneilous Henley, a black male, age 32. Henley is described as 5'8" and approximately 145-150 lbs with a distinctive right eye.

On Thursday, January 29, deputies with the Winston County Sheriff's Department seized 41 grams of uncut cocaine after a search of a vehicle involved in a pursuit. The suspects involved ultimately ran from the vehicle and into surrounding woods. Information inside the vehicle and officer identification has led to the search for Henley.

Henley is currently on probation from the Ms. Department of Corrections. If you have any information relating to Henley's whereabouts or this incident, contact the Winston County Sheriff's Department at 662-773-5881 or Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999