Police search Hattiesburg for man who shot officer
Police and law enforcement officers from multiple agencies have descended on Hattiesburg, Miss., to help search for Victor Kirksey, who is suspected of shooting a Hattiesburg police officer Monday morning, June 18, 2018.
Here are the felony arrests that were made on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, by Mississippi Coast law enforcement officers. The charges listed were those shown on county jail dockets at the time they were accessed by the Sun Herald.
Steven McGilberry, 16, and Chris Johnsen, 14, beat four members of McGilberry's family to death with baseball bats at their home in St. Martin, Mississippi. McGilberry's four life sentences was reviewed by the Supreme Court because of his age.
Stone County sheriff's investigator Capt. Ray Boggs talks about finding the body of Sherry Johnson, 51, at her home in Wiggins. Johnson's son, Terrell, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
An 8-foot alligator was found in the residential neighborhood of Hammocks in Ocoee, Florida, at the end of May. After being caught, the gator knocked the Florida Fish and Wildlife trapper out cold and then smacked two policemen in the face.
Shrimp season has always meant big business for the Mississippi Gulf Coast, once considered the seafood capital of the world. Shrimpers and consumers alike look forward to the opening of shrimp season every year.