New Albany, MS- NAnewsweb.com has received additional information about two local crime stories posted within the last several days:
ARMED ROBBERY OF TRIO SALES:
Two additional persons have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Trio Sales store on August 23rd.
New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers have arrested Jimmy Baldon age 21, and charged him with being an “accessory after the fact” in the hold up. Jimmy Baldon had prior felony arrests and remains in custody.
Also arrested was Dewey Baldon, Sr., who was charge with “hindering a prosecution,” a misdemeanor. Dewey Baldon, Sr. is 54 years or age, and is the father of Jimmy Baldon. He has posted bond and been released from custody.
Apparently the Baldons were found to be in possession of the handgun believed to have been used in the robbery. The weapon is a 9mm semi-automatic pistol, which the police now have.
Dorian King and Jeffery Jones were both apprehended by New Albany Police officers the same day as the robbery. They are accused of being the direct participants in that armed robbery early that Tuesday afternoon.
King and Jones told officers they had performed the armed robbery with a BB pistol and had disposed of the BB pistol near the scene of the holdup, but police say the 9 mm pistol was in fact the weapon displayed during the robbery
King and Jones remain in custody. Bond has been set at $350,000.
MYRTLE, MS SHOOTING INCIDENT
Updating another incident, a man who was shot multiple times in Myrtle last week has been released from the hospital. Doug White was released from The Med in Memphis, yesterday, August 29th. Cathy White, his wife, allegedly shot him six times August 24th with a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol. She was charged with aggravated assault and has been released on a $150,000-bond.