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Law Enforcement Report

YALOBUSHA COUNTY – Deputies worked long hours after Friday’s storm created damage in the county, according to Sheriff Lance Humphreys.

    “Most of the debris from the storm was removed by midnight,” Humphreys told the Herald.

    Humphreys reported the following additional activity during the law week.

    • Took a report for harassing phone calls on June 15;

    • Made an arrest for public drunk on County Road 220 on June 14;

    • Responded with the fire department to a trailer fire on County Road 432 on June 13;

    • Took a report of simple assault on June 11 on County Road 82. Charges were filed and officers are awaiting an arrest warrant;

    • Took a report of vehicle theft on County Road 277. The car was recovered. Joyriding charges are expected to be filed;

    • Took a report of a theft on County Road 3 after a ring was reported missing.


WATER VALLEY – Police were called to the downtown area around 2 p.m. Friday after an older lady complained that several speeding cars had almost hit her. An officer was dispatched to check out the situation and found vehicles to be moving at normal speed, according to radio traffic.

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

• Made five arrests for driving under suspension;

• Made an arrest for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest;

• Made an arrest for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle;

• Made an arrest for DUI, first offense;

• Made an arrest for public drunk;

• Took a report of shoplifting;

• Took a report of petty larceny;

• Issued two citations for curfew violation;

• Issued 34 traffic citations;

• Investigated three vehicle crashes.

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