Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Winston County Sheriff''s Office is investigating an early Tuesday morning break-in and robbery at Mali's Grocery on Hwy 25 South in Winston County.  The robbery occurred around 3:00 am when three individuals driving a white Dodge Charger (probably a 1998 model) used a rock to break the glass door on the south side of the building. Cigarettes, phone chargers, lighters and other miscellaneous items were taken.

The three men wore bandanas over their faces and the tag of the vehicle was masked. They are believed to be two African American males and either a light skinned African American or Latino male. One individual can be seen here with tattoos on his left arm and hand. The tattoo on the hand appears to read "ERIC"

If you have any information related to this case please contact Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Winston County Sheriff's Department Investigating Theft on Shuqualak Road

The Winston County Sheriff's office responded to a breaking and entering in the 700 block of Shuqualak Rd. on September 8.  A contractor at the home reported the incident after a 6x12 Deep Blue work trailer with building supplies including 4x4,1x2, 2x6, and decking boards and two interior doors.  Also stolen was a 695 Nova Paint Sprayer.  The contractor stated that the trailer was dropped off at the site on the evening on 9/17/15.  Estimated value of the theft is over $3900.  Any one with information on this crime should contact the Winston County Sheriff's Department at 662-773-5881 or Winston County Crime Stoppers at 662-773-9999.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Concealed Carry Class-Sept 19

Winston County Sheriffs Dept. will host another Concealed Carry Class on Saturday, September 19 at the Annex building on North Court Street from 8am-5pm all that want to attend need to go by the sheriffs office and pick up an application .We will only be taking the first 25 applications after that the other applications will be held for another class on October 24.If you have any questions you can get up with Firearms Instructor David McCool or Sheriff Jason Pugh.The cost of the class is $80.00

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sheriff Investigators Work Home Burglary

Sheriff Department investigators are working leads on a home burglary that occurred on July 7 on Arnett Road in the county. According to the homeowner, the theft likely occurred sometime in the early afternoon hours on Tuesday between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Entrance was gained through the back door of the residence.

Items taken included a SIG p250 pistol, 32 Smith & Wesson pistol, Dell laptop, MacBook Pro laptop, a jewelry box with costume jewelry and a camo bed cover. Investigators have the serial numbers of these items.

If you have any information on this crime, contact Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Traffic Stop Yields Drugs/Weapons

Winston County Sheriff Deputies made a stop of a suspicious vehicle on Sunday night (July 5) that netted drugs and weapons. Deputies stopped a suspicious vehicle on McBrayer Road near Hwy 490 and found a quantity of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, various drug paraphenalia, a sawed-off shotgun w 40 rounds of buckshot and an assortment of knives and pipes.  The driver of the vehicle, Michael Shafer, was taken into custody and charged with probation violation - possession of a firearm. He was also charged with felony possession of meth and drug paraphenalia. Shafer was on parole from charges in the New Albany area and is currently in custody at the WCCRCF.  A nine month old child was in the vehicle at the time of the arrest.