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Crime

12/02/2014 - 11:04am

NONE OF THE VICTIMS in an identity theft scheme in Madison County appear to have lost any money, and it is unclear how the suspect or suspects plan to benefit from the fraud, law enforcement said.

A strange, widespread case of identity...

11/26/2014 - 6:07pm

SHOPPERS ON THE Northside should be even safer this year, with new efforts being undertaken by the Jackson Police Department (JPD) during Operation Safe Shop.

Local law enforcement agencies are boosting patrols and beefing up security...

09/17/2014 - 3:04pm

BRANDON RESIDENT James Hill, 43, will have his initial court appearance soon, after allegedly shoplifting and then attacking the person who caught him at Northpark Mall.

“He was caught on video taking a bunch of Ralph Lauren...

07/23/2014 - 4:01pm

RESIDENTS IN Belhaven are taking an extra precaution against crime by participating in classes to receive an enhanced concealed weapons permit.

Once the class is completed, the enhanced permit allows a person to carry a concealed...

05/14/2014 - 4:04pm

Jackson police say Hispanics appeared to have been targeted in recent armed robberies on the Northside.

Three armed robberies in which Hispanics were victims were reported recently in Northeast Jackson, with incidents occurring at...

04/24/2014 - 2:38pm

Jackson Police are looking for a man they say was involved in two robberies recently in Belhaven.

On April 11, two women were robbed by the same suspect in the period of about an hour, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan....

03/08/2014 - 7:45am

Property crimes were down almost across the board last year in Precinct Four, while violent crimes shot up.

Figures provided by the Jackson Police Department show  2,277 crimes were reported in Precinct Four in 2013, a three-...

02/28/2014 - 1:28pm

MADISON POLICE Chief Gene Waldrop credited proactive police patrols and homeowner associations with a huge drop in larcenies this past year.

Fifty-one fewer larcenies were reported in 2013 than in 2012, a decrease of more than 25...

02/20/2014 - 2:33pm

Nothing like a polite crook.

Jackson police are investigating two incidents that recently occurred on the Northside, including one involving a well-mannered robber.

On the night of February 5, the fellow robbed a woman in...

02/04/2014 - 3:13pm

Jackson police are investigating two incidents that occurred recently on the Northside. The first incident occurred at the Shell gas station at 1050 E. Northside Dr., and the other was a robbery that was reported at the Somerset Place...

01/30/2014 - 10:43am

JACKSON police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the corner of Belhaven and Hazel streets on January 17.

A man was walking home from a nearby bar when he noticed two unidentified black males walking in the other...

10/02/2013 - 10:37am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Crime is slightly up on the Northside, following a spike in activity this summer, but leaders with the Jackson Police Department (JPD) say the new beat system implemented to prevent crime is...

05/30/2013 - 10:55am

By Anthony Warren

Sun Staff Writer

A woman’s purse being stolen recently at the I-55 North Kroger is among crimes being investigated by the Jackson police.

On May 21, a woman was loading groceries in her vehicle...

04/26/2013 - 12:52pm

RIDGELAND POLICE have made another prostitution arrest at the Red Roof Inn on Adcock Street, near I-55 and County Line Road.

At press time police said the woman, 55-year-old Feng Mei Zhang, was in the United States legally and they had...

01/24/2013 - 2:02pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Jackson city officials are looking at crime reduction models in other cities in hopes that they can get violent crime under control.

Last year, Mayor Harvey Johnson told the Sun that...

10/12/2012 - 11:08am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Five months into its implementation, it appears that a plan to restructure beats in Precinct Four has had an impact on crime.

Overall, property crime in Precinct Four is down...

08/15/2012 - 11:00am

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Arlington Circle, 300 block, credit card fraud, August 3;

Brame Road / Highland Colony, aggravated assault, August 2;

County...

08/02/2012 - 11:41am

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

East Hill Drive, identity theft, July 21;

Highway 51, petit larceny, July 23;

Maplewood Drive, petit larceny, July 22;

...

07/25/2012 - 10:29am

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Bonne Terre Boulevard, identity theft, July 10;

David Drive, identity theft, June 20;

Fairfield Circle, identity theft, June 20...

05/08/2012 - 3:45pm

Ridgeland Crime
The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:
County Line Road, 1000 block, auto burglary, April 4;
County Line Road, 1200 block, credit card fraud, April 4;
...