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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Mississippi man, Louie Bernard Revette, gets 11 years for crossburning

In April, 38-year-old Louie Bernard Revette plead guilty of a crossburning hate crime in 2017. Today, Revette was sentenced 11 years for the crime. Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay Revette, along with a co-conspirator More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Bank Robber, Clifford Montague from Hattiesburg Pleads Guilty for Bank Robbery Spree

 Clifford Randell Montague, 53, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty Friday before U.S. District Sul Ozerden to bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Michelle A. Sutphin, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Border patrol, Marines arrest two men with $17 million in cocaine in a ‘yola’ makeshift boat

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, with support from the Puerto Rico Army National Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) partners seized Monday night More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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This Day in History: BP Oil leak contained within 20 miles

It was the summer of 2010 and the BP oil spill captivated headlines as the environmental rose month after month. From that report: Academic scientists are challenging the Obama administration’s assertion More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Gulfport Man, Michael Miller Sentenced to 6 Years for Accessing Child Pornography

 Michael Alex Miller, 19, of Gulfport, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 70 months in federal prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for accessing with intent to view visual More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Mississippi Man, Graham Williamson Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Crossburning

The Department of Justice announced that Graham Williamson pleaded guilty yesterday to federal charges related to the commission of a crossburning on Oct. 24, 2017, in Seminary, Mississippi. Specifically, Williamson, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Mississippi ICE raids net 680 illegal aliens working in food processing plants, media races to make them victims

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said Wednesday that its officers had raided seven food processing plants in Mississippi and detained approximately 680 “removable aliens” in what a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Vicksburg Man, Laron Evans Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering

Laron Evans, 34, of Vicksburg, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Henry T. Wingate to conspiring to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and health care fraud; money laundering; aggravated identity More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Florida Man, Lessie Proctor Guilty of Interstate Armed Robbery and Carjacking Spree

Following a five-day jury trial, an Escambia County, Florida man was convicted of participating in a two-week interstate crime spree during which the defendant and his then-girlfriend committed five armed robberies More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Your Guide to Summer Road-Tripping in the Southern US

Summer in the southern states is something to behold: a rip-roaring mix of hot sunshine, toe-tapping music, delicious food (including a ransom of amazing BBQ) and some of the funniest, most genuine people in the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Campaign Legal Center likens felon voter fees to Jim Crow, ‘Felony disenfranchisement’

FROM THE CLC: 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in fines and fees related to criminal convictions Over half of the disenfranchised population is no longer incarcerated and is living in a state that More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Jackson Man, Justin Darby Sentenced to 13 Years for Armed Carjacking

Justin Darby, 37, of Jackson, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 156 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for carjacking and using a firearm to facilitate More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Smith County Deputy Sheriff, Charles Johnson Indicted for Sexual Contact with Inmate

Charles Drew Johnson, 43, of Magee, Mississippi, and a former Smith County Deputy Sheriff, has been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury on four counts of having sexual contact with an inmate housed at the Smith County More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Mississippi Corrections Officer, Sharalyn McClain Charged with Beating Inmate

A federal grand jury indicted Sharalyn McClain, 28, a former Mississippi Department of Corrections officer, for using excessive force against an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. The indictment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Houston man Marquis Holmes pleads guilty to sex trafficking scheme across seven states

A southwest Houston man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to sex traffic three adult women by means of force and violence in Houston and other locations across the country. photo/ Sammis Reachers This investigation More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Louisiana Man, Peter Henry Arrested and Heroin Seized in Gulfport

Peter Oliver Henry, aka “James,” aka “Petey,” age 60, of Chalmette, Louisiana, was arrested by law enforcement on June 4, 2019, in Gulfport, and approximately four and a half ounces of heroin were seized. Henry More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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This Day in History: Natalee Holloway goes missing, Stephany Flores Ramirez dead five years later, Joran Van der Sloot guilty

May 30, 2005 was the day Natalee Holloway went missing and five years later, Stephany Flores Ramirez was found dead and Joran Van der Sloot confessed to the murder. Authorities believe Van der Sloot attempted to More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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‘Imagine Nation Tour’ with MercyMe, Crowder and Micah Tyler announces Fall 2019 dates

Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of  the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Joseph Haynes Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Defraud Medicare

A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Mississippi County Sheriff, Cory Hutcheson Sentenced to 10 months for Fraud and Identity Theft

Cory Hutcheson, 35, of East Prairie, MO, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis for illegally monitoring the location of other law enforcement officers and civilians without a warrant by entering More...


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