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Posted on: December 19, 2023

ALLAN TODD PISARICH – Convicted of Six Counts of SEXUAL BATTERY and Three Counts of TOUCHING A CHIL

On August 28, 2023, Allan Todd Pisarich, 54, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi was convicted of Six (6) Counts of Sexual Battery and Three (3) Counts of Touching a Child for Lustful Purposes, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County.

On August 28, 2023, Allan Todd Pisarich, 54, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi was convicted of Six (6) Counts of Sexual Battery and Three (3) Counts of Touching a Child for Lustful Purposes, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississippi, before Judge C...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

RAYMOND SCOTT TRACY – Convicted of Five (5) Counts of EXPLOITATION OF A CHIL

On October 20, 2023, Raymond Scott Tracy, 45, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi was convicted of Five (5) Counts of Exploitation of a Child, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississippi, before Judge Kathy King Jackson.

On October 20, 2023, Raymond Scott Tracy, 45, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi was convicted of Five (5) Counts of Exploitation of a Child, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississippi, before Judge Kathy King Jackson. Tracy was sentenced to forty (40...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

VINET WILLIAMS MOORE – Convicted of KIDNAPPING, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND BURGLARY OF AN INHABITED DWE

On October 30, 2023, Vinet Williams Moore, 43, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court for sentencing for the crimes of Kidnapping,

On October 30, 2023, Vinet Williams Moore, 43, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court for sentencing for the crimes of Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault and Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling. After a lengthy hearing, Judge Ca...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

RICKEY LAMAR MCNAIR – Convicted of FOUR Counts of TOUCHING A CHILD FOR LUSTFUL PURPOSES

On November 8, 2023, Rickey Lamar McNair, 69, of Greene County, Mississippi was convicted of Four (4) Counts of Touching a Child for Lustful Purposes, in the Circuit Court of Greene County, Mississippi, before Judge Calvin Taylor.

On November 8, 2023, Rickey Lamar McNair, 69, of Greene County, Mississippi was convicted of Four (4) Counts of Touching a Child for Lustful Purposes, in the Circuit Court of Greene County, Mississippi, before Judge Calvin Taylor. 

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Phillip Allen York – Pled Guilty to Murder of Sarah Jane Willard and Possession of a Weapon by a Con

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On September 19, 2022, Phillip Allen York pled guilty to the crimes of First-Degree Murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon...

On September 19, 2022, Phillip Allen York pled guilty to the crimes of First-Degree Murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. 

Judge Robert Krebs sentenced York to serve life in the Mississippi Department of Corrections for the murde...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

DION NEAL- Found Guilty of Sexual Battery and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

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On October 11, 2022, after a two-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Dion Neal, 46, guilty of Sexual Battery and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case...

On October 11, 2022, after a two-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Dion Neal, 46, guilty of Sexual Battery and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case. &...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

CHRISTOPHER BRIDGES GHOLAR - Found Guilty of Manslaughter

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On January 12, 2023, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Calvin Taylor sentenced Christopher Bridges Gholar, 29, of Biloxi, Mississippi, to the maximum sentence of twenty (20) years to serve in the custody of Mississippi Department of Corrections for...

On January 12, 2023, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Calvin Taylor sentenced Christopher Bridges Gholar, 29, of Biloxi, Mississippi, to the maximum sentence of twenty (20) years to serve in the custody of Mississippi Department of Corrections for causi...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

JIMMY DAVID WILLIAMS- Found Guilty of Sexual Battery of a Child

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On January 18, 2023, after a two-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Jimmy David Williams, 37, guilty of Sexual Battery of a Child. On March 7, 2018, Williams sexually...

On January 18, 2023, after a two-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Jimmy David Williams, 37, guilty of Sexual Battery of a Child.  On March 7, 2018, Williams sexually assaulted a 15-year-old child on her way to school at Moss Point High Scho...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

DARRELL RAY MORRIS- Found Guilty of Aggravated Stalking, Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon

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On January 20, 2023, Darrell Ray Morris, 43, of Vancleave, Mississippi was convicted of Aggravated Stalking, Possession of Weapon by Convicted Felon, Attempted Kidnapping, and Domestic Violence 4th Offense, in the...

On January 20, 2023, Darrell Ray Morris, 43, of Vancleave, Mississippi was convicted of Aggravated Stalking, Possession of Weapon by Convicted Felon, Attempted Kidnapping, and Domestic Violence 4th Offense, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississi...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

GYWAN LADARIUS WILLIS and ALFONZO LAVENTE TAYLOR - Sentenced in Ocean Springs Armed Robberies

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In separate hearings, Gywan Ladarius Willis, 28, and Alfonzo Lavente Taylor, 34, both of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, pled guilty to armed robbery. Judge Keith Miller sentenced each to 30 years with 20 years to serve in the custody...

In separate hearings, Gywan Ladarius Willis, 28, and Alfonzo Lavente Taylor, 34, both of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, pled guilty to armed robbery. Judge Keith Miller sentenced each to 30 years with 20 years to serve in the custody of the Mississippi Depar...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

JOHN DAVID COLE. – Convicted of FELONY LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT

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On April 24, 2023, John David Cole, 49, of Biloxi, Mississippi was convicted of Felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississippi, before Judge Keith Miller.

On April 24, 2023, John David Cole, 49, of Biloxi, Mississippi was convicted of Felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Mississippi, before Judge Keith Miller. 

Cole struck pedestrian Douglas Couey of Jackso...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Terrance “Fred” McNaughton Found Guilty by a jury of Second-Degree Murder

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On June 1, 2023, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Terrance “Fred” McNaughton, 23, guilty of Second-Degree Murder. During the trial, the State presented testimony and evidence that McNaughton...

On June 1, 2023, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Terrance “Fred” McNaughton, 23, guilty of Second-Degree Murder. During the trial, the State presented testimony and evidence that McNaughton ran over his ex-girlfrie...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Rosa Robicheaux Pled Guilty to Child Abuse

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On June 2, 2023, Rosa Robicheaux, 41, pled guilty to Child Abuse. The victim was a five (5) month old infant. The Gautier Police Department responded to Singing River Hospital...

On June 2, 2023, Rosa Robicheaux, 41, pled guilty to Child Abuse.  The victim was a five (5) month old infant.  The Gautier Police Department responded to Singing River Hospital and found the infant suffering from multiple brain bleeds a...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Octavious Montego Black - Found guilty of Capital Murder

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On August 3, 2022, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Octavius Montego Black, 35 years old, guilty of the capital murder of Betty Vaughans.

On August 3, 2022, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Octavius Montego Black, 35 years old, guilty of the capital murder of Betty Vaughans. 

Judge Robert Krebs sentenced Black to life in prison without the possibility of parole i...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Mitchell Roy Herrington - Found Guilty of Aggravated Assault

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On May 19, 2022, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Mitchell Roy Herrington, 57, guilty of Aggravated Assault.

On May 19, 2022, after a three-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Mitchell Roy Herrington, 57, guilty of Aggravated Assault. During the trial, the State presented evidence that Herrington savagely attacked his ex-girlfriend, on May 30, 2018, with a ma...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Deshaude Lakeith Jones Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

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On May 5, 2022, after a four-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Deshaude Lakeith Jones, 43, guilty of First-Degree Murder and of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

On May 5, 2022, after a four-day trial, a Jackson County jury found Deshaude Lakeith Jones, 43, guilty of First-Degree Murder and of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  During the trial, the State presented evidence that Jones murdered an ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Justin George Johnson Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

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On April 20, 2022, after a three-day trial, a George County jury found Justin George Johnson, 46, guilty of First-Degree Murder.

On April 20, 2022, after a three-day trial, a George County jury found Justin George Johnson, 46, guilty of First-Degree Murder. During the trial, the State presented testimony and evidence that Johnson brutally beat and strangled his wife, Marta &ldq...

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