Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sheriff Requests Info on Burglaries

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help concerning a pair of burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of September 19 on Brooksville Road in the Singleton area. Best estimates indicate that the thefts occurred around 5:00 am. A similar theft occurred in the Crystal Ridge area as well.

Some of the items include but is not limited to:

A Kawasaki 4-wheeler,Stihl 440 magnum chainsaw, Stevens 12 gauge shotgun, severally cordless drills ( Dewalts and a Skil), Cordless Sawzall, Almost new Dewalt 7" grinder, Dewalt compact router, a large amount of hand tools and wrenches, Pulsar nx550 scope, Bushnel digital monocular, almost new pair of camo knee Muck boots size 13, an assortment of game cameras and hunting clothing.

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

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Louisville Police Seeking Suspect

A woman paying for groceries at Vowell's Market Place on August 1, 2016 accidentally left an envelope with $600 cash at the register. When she went to retrieve the envelope the cashier told her that a middle aged black male with a hat and shades told her it was his when she asked. When the store's security video was reviewed, it clearly shows the man taking the money. The suspect was driving a white vehicle, make unknown, with an American flag tied to the drivers mirror. If anyone knows the identity or whereabouts of this person, please contact the Louisville Police Department at 662-773-3511 or Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999.






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