Law Enforcement Report

Law enforcement officers from Yalobusha County and surrounding areas participated in a two-day training session last week. The training was designed to teach officers how to take down an active shooter in a school or other large building with a large occupancy of people, according to Sheriff Lance Humphreys. Departments across the nation are participating in this program, which is designed by Homeland Security. Participants included deputies, officers from Water Valley, Oakland and the Universit

Noe Completes Basic Enforcement Training

Water Valley Police Officer Nathan James Noe completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at the Tupelo Police Academy Dec. 11 after a ten-week training course, according to Chief Mike King. Officer Noe was hired in September and started his training at the Tupelo Police Academy on Oct 5. He is married to Jennifer Davis Noe and they have two children, Ava and Allison.

 

City Police Report

WATER VALLEY – Lt. Rick McCuan reported the following law enforcement activity within the Water Valley City limits during the past week:

• Made an arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and also held the individual on a county warrant;

• Made an arrest for DUI, second offense;

• Made an arrest for public drunk;

• Made an arrest for shoplifting;

• Made an arrest for disorderly conduct;

• Took a report of shoplifting;

• Took a report of disorderly conduct;

• Issued 12 traffic citations;

• Investigated one crash.

 

County Crime Report

Cooler temperatures and several days of raining is attributed to low calls coming to the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department according to Sheriff Lance Humphreys.

Calls for service during the last week include:

• Worked a traffic accident on County Road 211 on Dec. 13. The motorist struck an “orphan” cow, according to Humphreys. An orphan cow, the sheriff elaborated, is a cow whose owner cannot be located if it is struck by a vehicle.

• Worked a traffic accident on County Road 127 on Dec. 9. A flooded road was cited as the cause of the accident by the motorist.

• Worked a traffic accident after a vehicle struck a deer on County Road 22.

• Responded to another traffic accident involving a deer on County Road 212 on Dec. 11.

• Took a report of a lost vehicle tag on Dec. 10.

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