Friday, July 8, 2016

Sheriff's Office Searching for 3 Juveniles Involved in Strong Arm Robbery

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is searching for 3 suspects in a strong arm robbery that occurred at 7:15 pm last night (Thursday) on Youngs' Crossing Road near the intersection with Hwy 15. It is believed that the suspects are juveniles in the 12-16 year age range.

The victim stopped his vehicle for 3 black youth on the roadside. One suspect pulled a handgun and demanded that the victim take them to a residence further down the road. The suspects entered the vehicle and in the process, stole a 9 mm black and pink handgun from the glove compartment.

At some point, the victim suddenly hit his brakes and the 3 juveniles bailed from the vehicle and fled from the scene. In the process of flight, the handgun initially used in the robbery was dropped by one of the suspect and is in the possession of WCSD.

The suspects were described as 3 black males, one appeared to be as young as 12-13 years old, two others appeared to by in the 15-16 year old range. WCSD is working with the victim to identify these youth. If you have any information on this crime or these juveniles, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881    or Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999. Calls to CrimeStoppers are anonymous and a cash reward is possible

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

LPD Asks for Info on Commercial Burglaries - Handgun Thefts

RESOLVEDThere were two commercial burglaries in Louisville over the weekend and both involve the theft of guns. On Friday night, May 20, Western Auto located on West Main Street in Louisville was broken into. The front door glass was broken and several handguns were taken from the property.

In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 22, Bennett's Do It Center located on South Church Avenue in Louisville was also burglarized. The front door entrance glass was broken and a number of handguns were stolen including a number of Glock and Sig Sauer pistols.

Louisville Police have been investigating, questioned several people and have since recovered at least three guns from one of these burglaries. If you have any information about these break-ins or these guns, please contact the  Louisville Police Department at 662-773-3511  and/or the Winston County Crime Stoppers at 662-773-9999.

Home Invasion - May 24

RESOLVED  In the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 24, the Louisville Police Department responded to a 911 call in the 1000 block of North Columbus Avenue. Officers arrived on the scene almost immediately and found that the front door of the residence had been kicked in.

Upon talking with the occupant of the home, it was determined that a black male in a white T-shirt and jeans had kicked in the front door of the home and had taken a Ruger 9-millimeter semi-automatic pistol, $160 in change and the property owner's driver's license and credit cards.

The female occupant of the home did struggle with the perpetrator and suffered some minor scratches and bruises, but did not require medical care. The Louisville Police Department is asking anyone who has any information concerning this crime, please contact the Department at 662-773-3511 or the Winston County Crime Stoppers at 662-773-9999.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sheriff Asks for Public's Assistance on March 27 Burglary.

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is searching for information related to the burglary of a home in the 2100 block of Hinze Rural Hill Rd.  The break -in occurred on March 27 and no one was home at the time. A gun safe was broken into and a number of guns were taken along with several televisions: Some of the guns taken include:
Browning shotgun, Revelation shotgun, Mossberg shotgun, Winchester rifle, 2 Marlin rifles, Savage rifle, Weatherby -Vanguard rifle and a Armi-Elli-TA revolver.

If you have any information on this incident, please contact CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881

Thursday, April 7, 2016

LPD Responds to Robbery

On Wednesday evening, April 6, 2016,  Louisville Police responded to a call in the 100 block of Hillcrest Circle. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee of a local wrecker service had been called to unlock a vehicle. When he approached a male subject standing in the yard, another male approached him from behind, shoved him against the vehicle and snatched a wallet from the victim's back pocket and ran east toward Hwy 397. A significant amount of cash and several credit cards were taken.

If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Louisville Police Department at 662-773- 3511 or Winston Couny Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999

Friday, January 15, 2016

Two Injured in Louisville Shooting Thursday 1-14-16

On January 14, 2016 officers were dispatched to South Johnson Ave concerning a person who had been shot. Upon officers arrival a male juvenile was found shot. He was transported to the Emergency Room at WMC for treatment. Moments later another male juvenile arrived who had been shot in the same incident. After talking to victims and witnesses it was determined both had been shot by Ladarious Kirk of Louisville. Anyone with information as to Ladarious Kirk's where abouts, please contact the Louisville Police Department at 662-773-3511 or Winston County Crime Stoppers at 662-773-9999.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Sheriff Asks for Info on 12-2-15 Burglaries

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for information on a pair of burglaries that occurred on December 2 on Sturgis Road near Highway 25. Two homes were burglarized and a television and money were taken. A witness identified a gold midsize car in the area at the time.

Oktibbeha CountyAuthorities also reported similar burglaries near the same time in the Craig Springs area.

If you have any information related to this case please contact Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881.