News Briefs From Across The State
By Lonnie Ross
Tablets stolen from Pearl Walmart
PEARL, MS – WLBT reports the Pearl Police Department is asking for help in identifying two suspects accused of stealing several tablets from Walmart.
Police say the thefts happened Monday at approximately 11:44 p.m. The Samsung Galaxy 3 tablets were worth $2,160.
The suspects and their vehicle were captured on surveillance video and shown in the following photos:
Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call Pearl police at 601-939-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS.
Jackson City Council holding public hearing about rate increase proposal today
The Jackson city council is holding a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. today for citizens to provide feedback on the rate increase proposal. If approved, city water rates would go up by about 30% and sewer rates would double.
City leaders, including the Mayor have said the rate increases are necessary to help pay for and fix millions of dollars worth of water and sewer violations that have built up over time.