State settles sexual harassment lawsuit

August 2, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit against the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics that alleged female employees have been subjected to a pattern of sexual harassment and a sexually hostile […]

32 arrested, 1,367 pot plants confiscated in six-month operation in Mississippi

November 10, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HERNANDO, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics says a six-month campaign against marijuana growers brought 32 arrests and 1,367 confiscated plants. Bureau director Sam Owens says investigators seized […]

Investigation ongoing into who shot federal agent in Jackson

December 5, 2013 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A U.S. Marshals Service supervisor says authorities are still investigating who shot a task force agent on Tuesday while officers were trying to serve a capital […]

Concerted effort to reduce crime in central Mississippi

April 4, 2013 in Top Stories

Operation Bunny Hop a major success

By Othor Cain

Special to The Mississippi Link

Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis described ‘Operation Bunny Hop’ as a major success as the operation wrapped up a fourth year over the past Easter weekend….

Tupelo teen charged in parking lot assault

February 20, 2013 in Statewide News

An 18-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly cut another woman in the neck and throat in a Kroger parking lot earlier this month.

Virginia Flores was charged by Tupelo police for an incident that occurred on Feb. 9. Reportedly, an altercation between Flores and the female victim began as they were driving down the roadway in separate cars and escalated when they pulled into the parking lot of a Kroger grocery store on West Main Street.

MBN: Diet pills from China leads arrest in Vicksburg

November 9, 2012 in Health, News, Statewide News

Authorities say the arrest of a Texas man in Mississippi is related to a shipment of more than 100,000 diet pills from China.

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director Marshall Fisher said in a news release the pills contain a substance banned in the United States. Fisher says the substance has been linked to heart attacks and strokes.