The Perry County man who was recently taken into custody and placed on psychiatric hold after acting suspiciously with a firearm at Walmart in Petal has been placed in a facility under court order for involuntary treatment.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with two counts of violating the Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law after posting threats against the Lamar County School District on social media.
The man who was taken into custody and put on a 72-hour Crisis Intervention Team hold Saturday after acting suspiciously with a firearm at Walmart in Petal will be further evaluated by two more psychiatrists to determine his mental state.
One man is dead after a fight and shooting on Little Black Creek Road, in an incident which police believe was self-defense.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, officers found a 31-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds.
Lamar County police have arrested three suspects involved in a rash of automobile burglaries in the county.
Sheriff Danny Rigel said there were several vehicles broken into during the early morning of August 11 on Blossom Circle in Purvis. Deputies were notified by a homeowner who witnessed suspicious activity in the area.
Hattiesburg police are conducting a death investigation regarding a Tuesday shooting and automobile wreck.