Three arrested for car insurance fraud in Chickasaw County

Three people have been indicted and arrested in Chickasaw County for insurance fraud.
Attorney General Jim Hood said Robert Polk, 46, of Tupelo, was arrested following indictment by the Chickasaw Grand Jury on one count of fraudulent use of an insurance card. 

Polk is accused of presenting a fraudulent insurance card to the Chickasaw County Justice Court Clerk stating he had car insurance at the time he was cited for not having insurance.  Polk is accused of presenting a card belonging to another individual. If convicted, Polk faces up to five years in prison. […]

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Chickasaw County man charged in stabbing death of wife

A Chickasaw County man is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning after allegedly stabbing his wife early Sunday, authorities said.

Will Porter was arrested at an unspecified location Sunday after county officials arrived at the home he shared with his wife, 23-year-old Amanda Porter, on Highway 8, just east of Houston.

When authorities responded to what they initially believed to be a domestic situation, around 5:30 a.m., they found Amanda’s body in the residence. Chickasaw County Coroner Andy Harmon said she had been stabbed to death. […]