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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]

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]

Bobby Cobb arraigned, bond set in Poolville murder case

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bobby Joe Cobb, accused in the shooting death Saturday of Jeffrey Whitten, was arraigned Monday in Union County.. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. Cobb, age 28, is charged with first degree murder. Justice Court. Justice Court Judge Davis Garrison set Cobb’s bond at $1-million. The case will [Continue Reading]

Kratom: balm for opioid addicts or bane of law enforcement?

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

The kratom tree, specifically its glossy green leaves, has been used for centuries by Asians to boost energy, treat coughing, diarrhea, chronic pain and opium addiction. Kratom leaves Kratom, known in the scientific world as Mitragyna speciosa, is a member of the Rubiaceae family, which also includes coffee plants. [Continue Reading]

Sheriff’s investigation of Myrtle shooting death continues

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

An autopsy was performed last week in Jackson on the body of Fred Nugent, age 56, who died after a gun battle near Myrtle, Friday, Sept. 1. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards told NAnewsweb.com on Wednesday, September 13th, that the autopsy report had not yet been received from the State of Mississippi Crime [Continue Reading]

Union County rape suspect captured near Lee/Pontotoc County line

August 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

A man believed to have raped a woman in Union County early Saturday morning, August 26, was captured Monday afternoon after an intense law enforcement chase. The rape suspect, Louis Winston Scott, age 44, was arrested near the Lee/Pontotoc County line about 3 p.m., August 28th, after a pursuit that began around 11 am. [Continue Reading]
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