Correctional officer arrested on drug charges in Mississippi

March 18, 2018 in News, The Buzz

LEAKESVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Prison officials in Mississippi say a correctional officer has been arrested after synthetic marijuana in her car parked at the facility. Mississippi Department of Corrections officials […]

3 Jackson State students face drug, counterfeit charges

February 10, 2017 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Three Jackson State University students are in custody after a search at a campus residence hall turned up counterfeit cash and drugs. A university release Thursday […]

Migos arrested after Georgia Southern show, face drug, weapon charges

April 21, 2015 in Entertainment, News, The Buzz

(AP) All three members of the hip-hop group Migos face drug and weapon charges following their arrests after they left the stage at a weekend performance at Georgia Southern University, […]

Judge orders former Saint Darren Sharper sent to New Orleans to face drug charges

January 14, 2015 in Sports, The Buzz

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has ordered California authorities to turn over Darren Sharper to face drug charges in federal court in New Orleans in connection with a series of alleged […]

70-year-old Lumberton man sentenced to 17 years in federal prison on drug charges

July 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — A 70-year-old Lumberton man has been sentenced in federal court on drug charges. The Hattiesburg American reports Warren Lewis was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 17 years in […]

Police: UM’s Henderson appeared to have drugs; suspended indefinitely

July 15, 2013 in National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News

The Oxford police chief says Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson appeared to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and cocaine during a traffic stop in May.

Henderson, a 6-foot-2 senior from Hurst, Texas, was suspended indefinitely by coach Andy Kennedy on Wednesday for “violation of team rules,” but no other reason was given.

The Wall Street Journal first reported the traffic stop, citing a police report.

Warrant issued for suspect in drive-by shooting

January 3, 2013 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News

Gulfport police have issued an arrest warrant for former Mississippi State basketball player Marcus Bullard involving a drive-by shooting on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

Police Lt. Phillip Kincaid said no one was injured in the shooting. Kincaid says four shots were fired at a car whose owner had just pulled into the driveway of his home. The car from which the shots were fired fled the scene.