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How violent felon Galloway was captured in New Albany/ UPDATED

October 18, 2019 // 1 Comment

UPDATE, 5:30 P.M., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 Although several law enforcement agencies provided officers and equipment, the New Albany Police Department  (NAPD), did the heavy lifting in the search for Charles D. Galloway. Lawmen from nearby counties responded when NAPD Chief Chris Robertson called for additional help [More]

Aggressive male threatens woman in car in New Albany 

September 30, 2019 // 1 Comment

Anytime a police officer puts on his several pounds of gear and goes on shift he anticipates danger and challenges to his courage and ingenuity. Dressing in his bullet-proof vest, strapping on a semi-automatic pistol, handcuffs, mace, radio gear, and other tools of his trade, he goes out the door to deal with [More]

“Active shooter” exercise conducted at hospital

September 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Several state and local law enforcement agencies conducted a practice “active shooter” exercise Thursday morning, Sept. 5, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. At no time was there any actual danger to people in the hospital. However, hospital staff and the patients they care [More]

New Albany Policeman suspended

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

An officer with the rank of “patrolman corporal” has been suspended with pay from the New Albany Police Department (NAPD). The New Albany Board of Aldermen, meeting as the city’s personnel board, met Thursday night to consider a recommendation that the officer be fired. The alderman took the recommendation [More]

NAPD tracked and arrested ring of “outdoor thieves”

June 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Alleged outdoor thieves arrested by New Albany Police Department On Friday June 7th, 2019 The New Albany Police Dept. received a theft report from Walton’s Greenhouse at 690 West Bankhead St. New Albany, Ms. They reported several items being taken from the business. Upon further [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

NAES students consider careers, nature and media awareness

March 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

To promote and encourage college and career planning, 5th grade students at New Albany Elementary School toured and learned about the educational opportunities available to them at the New Albany High School Career & Technical Center on Friday, February 15. NAES 5th graders learn about digital media careers. [More]

Hawk temporarily closes New Albany Walmart

January 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Business at the New Albany location of the world’s largest retailer was closed down Wednesday afternoon by an invader that weighed less than four pounds. Numerous public safety officers in at least six official vehicles responded to the threat at the Walmart store on the west side of Interstate 22. Walmart [More]

Identity of man dead in New Albany Police custody is revealed

November 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man died early Monday evening after an encounter with officers of the New Albany Police Department (NAPD). Nathan Shane Mays, age 43, was visiting in a home on Highway 348. Residents at the house say Mays began acting erratically. The people felt threatened by his behavior and called the police. When a single [More]

Man dies in custody of New Albany police

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man died while in the custody of the New Albany Police Department at about 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Unconfirmed reports say that he had been tasered. The incident occurred on State Highway 348. No further details are available at this time. More information will probably be available Tuesday morning, and it [More]

City can use capital from Young land gift for any city improvement

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

The City of New Albany will be free to use the value of the Young family land gift for any city improvement. “We would like to see them use much of the money for improvements in the older parts of New Albany — rebuilding sidewalks in the historic neighborhoods, building or improving parks in the [More]
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