Monday, August 20, 2018

Assistance Requested in Boat Theft

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance concerning the theft of a
boat from the 200 block of Hull Road over the weekend. This vehicle was seen leaving the scene around the time of the theft.  The vehicle was seen entering the property on two occasions on Saturday, August 18  - the last time around 8:30 pm. Missing is a 15' aluminum War Eagle boat with a 25 hp Mercury outboard motor. Law enforcement is asking that anyone who recognizes the vehicle or knows the whereabouts of the boat to contact CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881. A reward is offered.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be on the look out for Quadrell Goss.

Goss is a black male, 36 years old whose last listed residence is on Highpoint- Weir Road in Winston County. He may have ties in Leake County.

Goss is wanted on charges of uttering forgery. He is believed to be driving a light gray Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Marquis.

Winston County Crimestoppers is offering a reward for his capture. If seen or if you know of his whereabouts, contact Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999 or the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Winston County Sheriff Searching for Stolen ATV

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance for information on the theft of a
4-wheeler on Thursday night or early this morning. A 2017 CAN AM model XMR ATV was stolen from a property in the 4900 block of Hwy 395 sometime after 10:00 pm on Thursday night.

The CAN AM is similar to this photograph but with red stripes and bars. It also has a broken left back fender and a broken front guard.

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

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Winston Co Sheriff Investigators Searching for Suspect

The Winston County Sheriff's Dept. is asking the public for assistance in locating Lance Earnest, 31
y.o.a. Earnest is wanted in connection with an early Sunday morning shooting at a local nightclub in Winston County. Earnest allegedly shot a Security Guard at the Spotlight Lounge in Winston County. Earnest is believed to be in or around Philadelphia, MS but also has ties in Jackson, MS. If anyone has information of his whereabouts, please contact Winston County Sheriff's Dept. or Chief Investigator Connie D. Hampton at (662) 773-5881 or contact Winston County Crime Stoppers at (662) 773-9999.

Earnest had a beard at the time of the shooting but it may have been removed. This photo shows a clean shaven Earnest.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Winston Co. Sheriff Seeks Info in Business Robery

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is seeking information related to a break-in and burglary of  Hobson's Grocery on Thursday night or Friday morning - (July 20-21). The perpetrators gained entry into the store located on 5036 Hinze-Rural Hill Road by breaking a window with a BB or pellet gun. A small amount of cash, cigarettes and beer were stolen. If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Department 662-773-5881 or Crime Stopper's at 662-773-9999.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Information Sought in Arson Case

Investigation by law enforcement indicates that a recent fire at a Louisville business was the result of
arson. The property at 119 South Church Avenue, a service station converted to a carwash/detailing business was damaged by a blaze at around 2:00 am on Sunday, July 9th. Investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office found evidence of arson.

A reward is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. Winston County CrimeStoppers are offering a 500 reward and the Ms. State Fire Marshal is offering a $5000 reward.If you have information in this case, contact the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881 or Winston County Crimestoppers at 662-773-9999. All CrimeStoppers tips are anonymous.