Law Enforcement Report

City Crime Report


Water Valley Police Capt. Roger Thomas reported the following activity in the Water Valley City limits during the past week:

• Made six arrests for driving under suspension;

• Made an arrest for trespassing;

• Made two arrests for domestic assault;

• Made an arrest for disorderly conduct;

• Made an arrest for marijuana in a motor vehicle;

• Took a report of petty larceny;

• Took a report of ID theft;

• Investigated a death;

• Investigated three cases of children in need of supervision;

• Investigated two crashes;

• Assisted the Miss. Highway Patrol with a crash investigation;

• Issued 29 traffic tickets.


County Crime Report


Neighborhood watch once again proved its effectiveness when a county resident reported seeing individuals entering the home of a neighbor on County Road 15 near the Velma community Monday night.

Deputies responded to the call at 8:47 p.m. and arrested Keith Cook, 19, of Water Valley and two juveniles, according to Sheriff Lance Humphreys.

The trio has been charged with one count each of burglary and larceny of a residence. All of the stolen property was recovered and returned to the owner, the Sheriff said.


In other county law enforcement news:

• Deputies are investigating a Saturday burglary on Rolling Oak Drive in Scobey. A camcorder and computer were reported stolen.

• A fight involving around 20 individuals was broken up by deputies at around 2 a.m. Sunday morning at the truck stop in Tillatoba. There were no serious injuries, according to Sheriff Humphreys.

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