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At least one shot fired in New Albany squabble Sunday

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: 11/13/2017, 7:00 PM: New Albany Chief of Police, Chris Robertson, informed NAnewsweb.com earlier this evening that the victim in the altercation that resulted in at least one shot being fired filed no charges today against the shooter. Additionally, the shooter is still at large. Robertson stated that [Continue Reading]

Local barber arrested, charged with child molestation

October 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Chief, Chris Robertson, has confirmed to NAnewsweb.com the circumstances surrounding the child molestation arrest of a local barber. Larry Hamblin, 71, was arrested yesterday, October 5th, and charged with two crimes, including three counts of sexual molestation and three counts of sexual battery.  [Continue Reading]

Telephone scams: What to do if “it sounds too good to be true”

September 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s TV99 has produced an excellent program on avoiding and reporting telephone scams. On Local Talk,  Bill Gault interviews two knowledgeable guests on the subject of avoiding and reporting scams. North District Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley, and New Albany, MS Chief of Police, Chris [Continue Reading]

Two local men face counterfeiting and other charges

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany police arrested two local men Wednesday, Dec. 27, after a counterfeiting caper during which they tried to buy a cell phone with counterfeit money. Ladarius Bullox and Brandon McDonald arranged to meet a man who had advertised a used cellular telephone for sale. According to the New Albany Police Department [Continue Reading]

New Albany police arrest two on major drug charges

March 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Police Department (NAPD) arrested two individuals Tuesday night, February 28th, on major drug charges.   Frances Lavern Randall Joinell Pryor, Jr., age 42, of Holly Springs and Frances Lavern Randall, age 44, were arrested at a Bratton Road address in New Albany. Police Chief Chris Robertson said [Continue Reading]

Sheriff makes arrests in strong-arm robbery attempts

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- The Union County Sheriff’s Office arrested members of a small gang that had been threatening motorists in the northeastern portion of rural Union County since early January. The incidents had caused considerable concern and apprehension among residents in that part of the county. Union County [Continue Reading]

“Going back to Baltimore” armed robbery

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Deloiran Shields told New Albany police Monday morning, July 6th, that he was trying to get together the money to go back to Baltimore. His means of attempting to raise the money is likely to take him on a detour through the Mississippi Department of Corrections on his journey back to Maryland. Wearing a mask, Shields [Continue Reading]