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Suspected drive-by shooter arrested quickly in New Albany

April 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Less than 45 minutes after Tuesday’s drive-by shooting at the New Albany KFC, a sharp-eyed Union County deputy sheriff caught the suspected drive-by shooter within the New Albany city limits. A few minutes after the shooting the New Albany Police Department (NAPD) put out a BOLO (“be on look out”) alert for the [Continue Reading]

Drive-by shooting at KFC restaurant in New Albany/UPDATED

April 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

There were no reported injuries in a drive-by shooting incident about 3 PM Tuesday afternoon at the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in New Albany. A motorist reportedly fired from a motor vehicle on Chrystal Plaza Dr. at someone walking across the KFC parking lot. Chrystal Plaza Dr. is on the east side of the KFC [Continue Reading]

Operation Ice Crusher: 33 arrests, charges, bonds “so far”

April 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police provided with information on 33 arrests, charges, bonds resulting from Operation Ice Crusher.  The information included 26 available photos. The operation began in the pre-dawn hours of April 11th, 2019. According to New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson, there have been 33 arrests [Continue Reading]

Operation Ice Crusher targets 50, nets over 30 drug arrests

April 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Early Thursday morning in New Albany, about 60 officers from five different law enforcement agencies made over 30 arrests for drug related crimes. Known by the code name “Operation Ice Crusher,” the thoroughly planned roundup targeted 50 individuals for whom officers had arrest warrants in hand. Officers [Continue Reading]

Man arrested in New Albany stabbing incident is identified

February 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Chief Christ Robertson told Sunday that Lane D. Mitchell, age 18, of New Albany, is the person arrested for the stabbing incident Saturday night in downtown New Albany. Roberston said Mitchell, who is white, is charged with aggravated assault. The victim is a 36-year-old white man from [Continue Reading]

Stabbing reported in downtown New Albany

February 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

A man was reportedly stabbed between 9:30pm and 10:00pm Saturday evening, February 9th, at or near the Tallahatchie Gourmet restaurant in New Albany. The stabbing victim was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for treatment. At least one man was arrested by New Albany police.   For follow-up [Continue Reading]

Woman found dead in vehicle is identified

September 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- The dead body of 37-year-old Stephanie Killough was found in a vehicle in a driveway in the West Union Enterprise community early Monday, Sept. 10. It is believed the deceased is from the Union County area. A neighbor discovered the body and notified the office of Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards [Continue Reading]

Myrtle chop shop raided by Union County Sheriff’s office

August 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

Officers of the Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) raided a “chop shop” near Myrtle Saturday, August 25, and recovered a variety of stolen motor vehicles. After receiving information from a dependable source, UCSO officers obtained and executed a search warrant at 1024 County Road 53, Lot 2. There [Continue Reading]

Rookers and mom in Memphis hospital after arrests

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two brothers, who were involved in a shoot-out yesterday with a Union County deputy sheriff, have been captured and are being treated for gunshot wounds in Memphis. Timothy and Jeremy Rooker were captured this morning by officers of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department. They were attempting to buy bandages and [Continue Reading]

Rooker brothers believed captured in Memphis

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Reports from Memphis say brothers Jeremy and Timothy Rooker have been taken into custody. The Rooker brothers are believed to have been involved in a shooting incident yesterday near Ingomar, in Union County. Shelby County, Tenn., law officers say the pair was captured at a Dollar General store. Their mother is said [Continue Reading]
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