Wednesday, February 19, 2014

CAPTURED!! Seeking Info on Stolen Vehicle


The Winston County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect and a stolen vehicle from the 5000 block of Hwy 15 N.  The Dodge pickup was taken around 10:30 am on Tuesday morning (Feb18) from a residence. Chief Deputy Keith Alexander indicated that authorities were looking for John Michael Jackson in connection with the theft. Jackson is a white male born on 3-4-1969. The last known location of Jackson and the vehicle was in the Grenada area.
John Michael Jackson 

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Department Receives DUI Grant

Sheriff Pugh and Chief Deputy Keith Alexander with some of the enforcement tools purchased with DUI Grant

The Winston County Sheriff's Office recently received almost $30,000 in grant funds for improved equipment for DUI enforcement. Chief Deputy Keith Alexander indicated that the Alcohol Impaired Driving DUI Enforcement Grant through the Mississippi Department of Public Safety can be used for local DUI enforcement over a period of time.

The $29,100 grant allowed the Department to purchase cameras,intoxilyzers (breathalyzers), road flares and other material for patrol cars and officers.

New intoxilyzers to be issued to to Sheriff personnel 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Department Receives Seized Funds

The Winston County Sheriff's Office and the City of Noxapater each received a check on Tuesday, December 17 for $8400 as their share of funds seized in a traffic stop in Noxapater. Officers from Noxapater and the Sheriff's Office were involved in the stop back in February 2013. A large stash of money suspected to be used in drug activity was discovered.

Pictured are Ronnie Graham, Noxapater Police Chief, Mike Perkins of MBN who presented the checks to the Departments and Winston County Sheriff, Jason Pugh.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Sheriff Requesting Info on Dec 2 Burglaries

CAPTURED!!!The Winston County Sheriff's Office reports that three properties on Hwy 15 south of Louisville were
Lakendrick Cunningham
wanted for questioning
broken into in the early morning hours on Monday, December 2nd.  Computers were taken, vending machines broken into and major damage occurred at Bakers' Ready Mix .A Church in the area and EMEPA facilities were also broken into as well. A vehicle was taken at the time but was recovered.

A suspect was recorded on camera around 1:30 am at EMEPA. Winston County Crimestoppers will pay for information leading to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in this case. Crimestoppers website

The Sheriff's Office is looking for Lakendrick Cunningham for questioning and also for questioning on parole violations. If you have any information, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881 or Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Sheriff Asks for Assistance in Boat Theft

The Winston County Sheriff's Office  is asking for the public's assistance in the recovery of stolen property. Sometime during the week prior to Saturday, September 28, a boat was stolen from the property at 3965 Hwy 14 East.  The boat was a  17' 2009 Bass Tracker with a 50 horsepower Mercury motor. The boat is red in color.The VIN # is BUJ02810C909 and the boat id number on the side is MI-4848.

The owner noticed the boat missing on Saturday, Sept. 28 but was not able to pinpoint the time of the theft. If you have any information, contact the Winston County Sheriff's office at 662-773-5881 or Winston County Crime Stoppers at 662-773-9999.