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Union County Sheriff’s Office

Tip results in kratom seizures at three local stores

May 10, 2019 // 2 Comments

Union County sheriff’s deputies carried out kratom seizures from three stores Thursday morning.  A county ordinance passed October 17, 2017 outlawed the chemical substance, kratom. Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said his office got a tip Thursday about a New Albany store selling kratom. The information was that the [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]

Two killed in “wrong way” two-car collision on I-22

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

A two-car collision near Myrtle on Interstate 22 killed the drivers of both vehicles late Friday morning, August 31. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said one vehicle was traveling east (toward Tupelo) in the west-bound lanes of I-22 when it collided with another car, correctly going west in the west-bound lanes. [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]

ICE arrests several illegal aliens in Union County

June 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

Federal immigration law enforcement officers arrested about a dozen illegal aliens, including some believed to be convicted felons, in Union County Saturday, June 16th. Brian Cox, an information officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) in New Orleans, confirmed the arrests. [Continue Reading]

Two arrested in connection with recently seized tractors

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two more arrests of Union County men have been made in the continuing investigation of stolen farm equipment. Michael Young, age 34, was booked Wednesday evening, March 28, at the Union County jail on charges of receiving stolen property and “mutilation of VIN numbers” (Vehicle Identification Numbers). Lee [Continue Reading]
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