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July 24th, 2013

Man escapes Clay County Jail

July 24, 2013

A jail escape occurred Wednesday morning at the Clay County Detention Center.
The escaper is Marquis Boyd, age 20, who was being held for three counts armed robbery.
Boyd is 5-7 in height and approximately 115 lbs.
Sheriff Eddie Scott stated anyone with any information on the whereabouts of this subject is encouraged to contact the Clay County Sheriff Department at 662-494-2896 or the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151

July 23rd

Four violent crime suspects jailed

July 23, 2013

A Friday afternoon raid netted four arrests by the West Point Police Department.

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New apartments under construction

July 23, 2013

Pretty soon, individuals looking for a place to call home in West Point will have the opportunity to rent a one, two or three bedroom apartment at Point Place Apartments, now being constructed on North Forest Street.

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Officials briefed on new Emergency Operation Center

July 23, 2013

West Point and Clay County officials will never have to worry about hazardous weather kicking them out of their day to day operations now that West Point’s new Emergency Operation Center is up and running.

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Four Violent Crime Suspects Jailed

July 23, 2013

West Point, MS, Monday, July 22, 2013: a Friday afternoon raid netted four arrests. Police officers conducted a sweep of the Town Creek Apartment complex after receiving information about the whereabouts of at least two suspects wanted in connection with several violent crimes in the community.

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Officials Briefed On New Emergency Operation Center

July 23, 2013

West Point and Clay County officials will never have to worry about hazardous weather kicking them out of their day to day operations now that West Point's new Emergency Operation Center is up and running.

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July 19th

Oktibbeha murder case heard in Clay: Jackson’s new mayor allowed to withdraw as attorney

July 19, 2013

Chokwe Lumumba, newly-elected mayor of Jackson, was granted a motion Friday in Clay County Circuit Court to withdraw from his post as attorney for Archie Quinn, an Oktibbeha County man accused of capital murder.
For a little over four years Lumumba has represented Quinn, who was scheduled to stand trial Monday in Oktibbeha County for killing one person, shooting another, burglarizing the shooting victim’s home and shooting into a dwelling. Lumumba said because of his mayoral status he would not have been able to represent Quinn during the trial, which has been postponed.

Man tied up, robbed at gunpoint

July 19, 2013

West Point police are currently in search of two men accused of barging into a Calhoun Street residence, tying a man up and robbing his home at gunpoint.

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Everyday items are needed at SKWFS

July 19, 2013

Imagine being a young person away from home with only the clothes on your back.
This is often the case at the Sally Kate Winter Family Services facility. Many children and teens come to them with nothing. These kids are runaways, homeless or taken from unsafe situations in their homes.

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Oktibbeha murder case heard in Clay; New Jackson mayor allowed to withdraw as attorney

July 19, 2013

Chokwe Lumumba, newly-elected mayor of Jackson, was granted a motion Friday in Clay County Circuit Court to withdraw from his post as attorney for Archie Quinn, an Oktibbeha County man accused of capital murder.
For a little over four years Lumumba has represented Quinn, who was scheduled to stand trial Monday in Oktibbeha County for killing one person, shooting another, burglarizing the shooting victim's home and shooting into a dwelling. Lumumba said because of his mayoral status he would not have been able to represent Quinn during the trial, which has been postponed.

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