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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]

Seized tractors parade through New Albany, officials silent

March 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

There was a fast-moving parade of green and yellow tractors through downtown New Albany, Monday afternoon, March 26, 2018. It started about 2:30 p.m. traveling northeast from the Union County sheriff’s office at 300 Carter Ave. It crossed the Tallahatchie River via the Bankhead St. bridge and turned onto Moss [Continue Reading]

Walker, Vanvranken arraigned, high bond set in Leon Lewis murder

March 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Larry Lidale Walker was arraigned on first degree murder and other felony charges Monday morning in Union County Justice Court. Larry Walker faces multiple felony charges in Ingomar murder of Leon Lewis. The charges are related to the Leon Lewis murder early Saturday evening, March 17, at a residence at 1064 County [Continue Reading]

Child saw his own father shot multiple times in Ingomar murder

March 18, 2018 // 2 Comments

The man shot multiple times in the Ingomar community Saturday evening, March 17, has died in a Memphis hospital. Murder charges will be filed against the alleged shooter. Leon Lewis, age 53, died last night at The MED in Memphis, after having been shot seven times at close range with a 9 mm pistol at a residence on [Continue Reading]

Two arrested in Ingomar shooting incident

March 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

One man is in a Memphis hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and two people are in the Union County jail following an Ingomar  shooting event yesterday evening. Larry Walker, age 27 The shooting occurred sometime after 6 pm Saturday, March 17, at a residence on County Road 92 in the Ingomar community. Sheriff Jimmy [Continue Reading]

New Albany Walgreens burglarized in early morning hours

March 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Burglars broke into the Walgreens store at the intersection of I-22 and Highway 30 early Saturday morning. New Albany Police Chief, Chris Robertson, said his department got the call at 3:45 a.m, Saturday morning, March 17. The alarm was initiated by the store’s security system. Officers arrived within minutes [Continue Reading]

Man arrested in January hit-and-run on Martintown Rd.

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

An arrest has been made in the January 11, 2018, hit-and-run case that left a woman badly injured on Martintown Road. New Albany police have arrested and charged Kalvin D. Foster, age 38, of 1040 County Road 92, New Albany. A felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident has been made against Foster. He was held [Continue Reading]
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