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December 14, 2020

Two-Year-Old Child Abandoned at Goodwill in Southaven, One Suspect Arrested

Southaven, MS – Mississippi Child Protective Services now have custody of a two-year-old boy who was abandoned at a Goodwill in Southaven.

Police say around 9:40am on Monday at the 57 Stateline Rd. E Goodwill location, the boy was found with a note and a bag of clothes. The child couldn’t speak and wasn’t able to give his name or his parents’ names. The note, written on a paper towel, said, “Child abandoned…no phone number for mom.”

UPDATE: Suspect in custody, toddler identified after being abandoned with change of clothes, note at Mississippi Goodwill https://t.co/5vJ7ovei3D

— WBRC FOX6 News (@WBRCnews) [...]

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December 12, 2020

Lawsuit Filed by 21 Current and Former Jackson Officers Against Department, Chief, and Mayor

Jackson, MS – The Jackson Police Department, Chief James Davis, and Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba are all named in a current lawsuit filed by 21 former and current police officers. The officers allege harassment, racial profiling, and poor working conditions by the command staff.

The officers’ attorney, Attorney Abby Robinson, said Chief James Davis and his command staff were responsible for the hostile environment, and that they faced harsh criticism from petty things up to what they wore. The command staff allowed multiple shifts to go without sanitized bathrooms, as well as denied proper aid all because of their race or gender. Robinson said these conditions likely [...]

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December 6, 2020

Suspect Who Shot Mississippi Officer in Face Captured

Jackson, MS – LENN told you over the weekend about an off-duty officer, Investigator Eddie Colbert, getting shot at the 4th Avenue Lounge in Jackson. The suspect from the incident, identified as Jaquon Allen, has been arrested and is facing two charges of aggravated assault, according to the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives New Orleans/Jackson Field Office.

CAPTURED: Suspected shooter Jaquon Allen, accused of shooting Vicksburg Police Dept. Inspector Eddie Colbert and a security guard at a Jackson nightclub, has been arrested. Allen is charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Assault. Both remain in critical condition at the hospital. [...]

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December 5, 2020

Officer Shot in the Face While Off-Duty in Jackson, Mississippi, Now in Critical Condition

Vicksburg, MS – Early Saturday morning, an off-duty officer in the Criminal Investigation Division with the Vicksburg Police Department, identified as Investigator Eddie Colbert, was shot once in the face.

Reportedly, officers responded to a call of a shooting around 1am to the 4th Avenue Lounge near Pearl St and Lamar St in Jackson. Another person was also shot multiple times. This person was identified as Eric Williams, who is also said to be in critical condition.

DEVELOPING: Vicksburg Police Department is asking for prayers for the officer and his family during this time. 🙏 https://t.co/yYYOccmJfl

— WLBT 3 On Your Side [...]

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