Friday, December 11, 2015

Sullivan Now Certified Part-Time Deputy

David Sullivan recently completed a 10 week training program in Columbus for law enforcement. Officers are trained in firearms, tazor, and pepper spray as well as legal requirements and issues.

Sullivan served as a volunteer after the 2014 tornado and remained with the department as a part-time deputy.  Said Sheriff Jason Pugh, "We have been very impressed with the school in Columbus." We have had other officers go through the school and it has been very beneficial. We are pleased that David has received his training and he is a certified part-time officer.

Seeking Info on Burglaries

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for information on a pair of burglaries that occurred on December 2 on Sturgis Road near Highway 25. Two homes were burglarized and a television and money were taken. A witness identified a gold midsize car in the area at the time.

Oktibbeha CountyAuthorities also reported similar burglaries near the same time in the Craig Springs area.

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.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Arrest Has Been Made For The Mali's Store Burglary

The Winston County Sheriff's Dept. has made an arrest in the September 15, 2015 business burglary of Mali's Store on Hwy 25 South, Louisville. Eric Shinall, a 38 yr. old black male of Jackson, MS has been charged with business burglary. Video surveillance from the store at the time of the burglary led to Shinall as a suspect in this incident. Shinall is currently being held in the Rankin County Jail on similar charges in that county.