Crime https://gwcommonwealth.com/ en 6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire https://gwcommonwealth.com/6-charged-two-unrelated-incidents-gunfire <span property="schema:name">6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Crime_8.jpg" width="480" height="480" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-06-12T03:51:08+00:00">Fri, 06/11/2021 - 10:51 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Six male suspects are being held at the Leflore County Jail in connection with unrelated incidents involving gunfire earlier this week.</p> <p> The incidents have led to charges of conspiracy to murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault.</p> <p> Apparently, no one was injured in either incident, according to Sheriff Ricky Banks. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/6-charged-two-unrelated-incidents-gunfire" rel="tag" title="6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about 6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/6-charged-two-unrelated-incidents-gunfire" rel="tag" title="6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about 6 charged in two unrelated incidents of gunfire</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">1161 views</li></ul> Sat, 12 Jun 2021 03:51:08 +0000 dmonroe 324422 at https://gwcommonwealth.com 2 sentenced to life for shootings https://gwcommonwealth.com/2-sentenced-life-shootings <span property="schema:name">2 sentenced to life for shootings</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0604LovePerez.jpg" width="320" height="480" alt="" title="Perez Love" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0604LoveDemantreas.jpg" width="320" height="480" alt="" title="Demantreous Love" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-06-04T03:18:34+00:00">Thu, 06/03/2021 - 10:18 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Two Greenwood brothers have been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on capital murder charges stemming from a 2017 shooting incident in Cruger.</p> <p> Holmes County Circuit Judge Barry Ford sentenced Perez Love and Demantreous Love Tuesday for the death of Vernardo Washington. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/2-sentenced-life-shootings" rel="tag" title="2 sentenced to life for shootings" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about 2 sentenced to life for shootings</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/2-sentenced-life-shootings" rel="tag" title="2 sentenced to life for shootings" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about 2 sentenced to life for shootings</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">1568 views</li></ul> Fri, 04 Jun 2021 03:18:34 +0000 dmonroe 323519 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Police ask for info on homicides https://gwcommonwealth.com/police-ask-info-homicides <span property="schema:name">Police ask for info on homicides</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Crime_7.jpg" width="480" height="480" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-06-03T02:24:14+00:00">Wed, 06/02/2021 - 09:24 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Greenwood Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in the investigation of three recent homicides in which no one has been charged. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/police-ask-info-homicides" rel="tag" title="Police ask for info on homicides" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Police ask for info on homicides</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/police-ask-info-homicides" rel="tag" title="Police ask for info on homicides" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Police ask for info on homicides</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">538 views</li></ul> Thu, 03 Jun 2021 02:24:14 +0000 dmonroe 323393 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia https://gwcommonwealth.com/clerk-sought-accused-selling-drug-paraphernalia <span property="schema:name">Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0603carroll2.jpg" width="480" height="360" alt="" title="The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department seized items from the Corner Express convenience store recently, claiming they were being sold with the knowledge they would be used for inhaling a controlled substance. Sheriff Clint Walker said his department has identified a suspect and expects to arrest that person this week." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-06-03T02:13:46+00:00">Wed, 06/02/2021 - 09:13 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday still had not arrested a North Carrollton sales clerk the department is accusing of selling drug paaraphernalia with the knowledge it would be used for inhaling a controlled substance. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/clerk-sought-accused-selling-drug-paraphernalia" rel="tag" title="Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/clerk-sought-accused-selling-drug-paraphernalia" rel="tag" title="Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Clerk sought, accused of selling drug paraphernalia</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">1135 views</li></ul> Thu, 03 Jun 2021 02:13:46 +0000 dmonroe 323390 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Citizens: We must act to stop violence https://gwcommonwealth.com/citizens-we-must-act-stop-violence <span property="schema:name">Citizens: We must act to stop violence</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0601gray.jpg" width="480" height="447" alt="" title="Marcellus Gray, a former Greenwood resident who still commutes to Greenwood daily from his home in Grenada for work, is distraught by Greenwood’s latest round of fatal shootings. He is calling for members of the community to rally together to address the issue of gun violence. (Gerard Edic)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-06-01T03:07:59+00:00">Mon, 05/31/2021 - 10:07 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>As the Greenwood area reels from a wave of homicides that recently claimed the lives of six people within six days, residents are coping with the trauma while also pondering solutions to curb violent crime, particularly gun violence. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/citizens-we-must-act-stop-violence" rel="tag" title="Citizens: We must act to stop violence" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Citizens: We must act to stop violence</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/citizens-we-must-act-stop-violence" rel="tag" title="Citizens: We must act to stop violence" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Citizens: We must act to stop violence</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">680 views</li></ul> Tue, 01 Jun 2021 03:07:59 +0000 dmonroe 323176 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime https://gwcommonwealth.com/sheriff-authorized-take-steps-necessary-cut-crime <span property="schema:name">Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Leflore%20County%20Supervisors_0.jpg" width="480" height="480" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-05-29T04:42:04+00:00">Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:42 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Leflore County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 in a special called meeting Friday to authorize Sheriff Ricky Banks to take any necessary steps to combat violent crime in the county, District 1 Supervisor Sam Abraham said.</p> <p> Six people have died in homicides in Leflore County since May 20. Five of these killings involved guns.</p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/sheriff-authorized-take-steps-necessary-cut-crime" rel="tag" title="Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/sheriff-authorized-take-steps-necessary-cut-crime" rel="tag" title="Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Sheriff authorized to take steps necessary to cut crime</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">684 views</li></ul> Sat, 29 May 2021 04:42:04 +0000 dmonroe 322965 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide https://gwcommonwealth.com/greenwood-man-charged-thursday-homicide <span property="schema:name">Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide </span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0528massey.jpg" width="441" height="480" alt="" title="Sean Massey" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34245" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">rrobison</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-05-28T16:26:33+00:00">Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:26 AM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>A 45-year-old Greenwood man has been charged with murder in the Thursday afternoon death of a 40-year-old Montgomery County woman.</p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/greenwood-man-charged-thursday-homicide" rel="tag" title="Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide " hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide </span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/greenwood-man-charged-thursday-homicide" rel="tag" title="Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide " hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Greenwood man charged in Thursday homicide </span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">9772 views</li></ul> Fri, 28 May 2021 16:26:33 +0000 rrobison 322915 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Police report another homicide, sixth in a week https://gwcommonwealth.com/police-report-another-homicide-sixth-week <span property="schema:name">Police report another homicide, sixth in a week</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0528deathatregency.jpg" width="480" height="315" alt="" title="A pair of Greenwood police officers wait outside Room 209 at the Regency Inn Thursday. Police officials say a homicide occurred at the motel, but they were being initially guarded with details. (Photo by Andy Lo) " typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/68352" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">timed</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-05-28T01:06:13+00:00">Thu, 05/27/2021 - 08:06 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Greenwood area has experienced its sixth homicide in a week, according to authorities.</p> <p> The slaying occurred at the Regency Inn Thursday, but Greenwood police were being initially guarded in providing information about the killing. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/police-report-another-homicide-sixth-week" rel="tag" title="Police report another homicide, sixth in a week" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Police report another homicide, sixth in a week</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/police-report-another-homicide-sixth-week" rel="tag" title="Police report another homicide, sixth in a week" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Police report another homicide, sixth in a week</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">3942 views</li></ul> Fri, 28 May 2021 01:06:13 +0000 timed 322805 at https://gwcommonwealth.com Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler https://gwcommonwealth.com/two-charged-rising-sun-shooting-death-toddler <span property="schema:name">Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0527fiffer.jpg" width="216" height="288" alt="" title="Jakiran Fiffer" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/0527hancock.jpg" width="216" height="288" alt="" title="Milton Hancock " typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/70519" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">timadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-05-27T16:52:33+00:00">Thu, 05/27/2021 - 11:52 AM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Two men have been charged with murder in connection with the Tuesday night shooting in Rising Sun that took the life of a 21-month-old girl.</p> <p> Both of the accused — Jakiran Fiffer, 19, 117 Champagne St., and Milton Hancock, 20, 418 Star St. — reside in the Leflore County subdivision where the fatal shooting occurred.</p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/two-charged-rising-sun-shooting-death-toddler" rel="tag" title="Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/two-charged-rising-sun-shooting-death-toddler" rel="tag" title="Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Two charged in Rising Sun shooting death of toddler</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">3659 views</li></ul> Thu, 27 May 2021 16:52:33 +0000 timadmin 322771 at https://gwcommonwealth.com 2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting https://gwcommonwealth.com/2-arrested-rising-sun-shooting <span property="schema:name">2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img property="schema:image" src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Crime_6.jpg" width="480" height="480" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/34227" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dmonroe</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-05-27T02:45:10+00:00">Wed, 05/26/2021 - 09:45 PM</span> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Leflore County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two Greenwood men in connection with a fatal shooting incident Tuesday night in the Rising Sun community. </p><ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="body-readmore"><a href="/2-arrested-rising-sun-shooting" rel="tag" title="2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting" hreflang="en">Click Here to Read More<span class="visually-hidden"> about 2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting</span></a></li></ul></div> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/2-arrested-rising-sun-shooting" rel="tag" title="2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about 2 arrested in Rising Sun shooting</span></a></li><li class="statistics-counter">1697 views</li></ul> Thu, 27 May 2021 02:45:10 +0000 dmonroe 322680 at https://gwcommonwealth.com