WEST POINT — Starkville High School junior Devin Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at the Ridgewood Apartments at 1311 E. Main St. in West Point.
Clay County 911 received calls at 2:55 a.m. of gunshots fired near the complex. Officers arrived and found Mitchell, 16, of Starkville, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo where he died as a result of his injuries, West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said.
WPPD has arrested Tavaris F. Collins, 31, aka “Frog” and charged him with murder. Brinkley said a motive for the murder is still under investigation.
WEST POINT — The latest in a string of Christmas gift burglaries has West Point police close to making an arrest.
WEST POINT — West Point police are looking for the person responsible for the murder of a Columbus man. At 10:51 p.m. Friday, Clay County 911 received calls of gunshots fired and someone lying in the road on Brady Street.
WEST POINT — The West Point Police Department is looking for a 20-year-old black male they say shot his cousin last week.
WEST POINT — For Tim Brinkley, accepting the job as West Point’s police chief made sense on many levels. The law enforcement veteran spent 26 years working for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, but during that span his home has been in Clay County.
Bond has been set at $185,000 for a West Point man accused of attacking his mother with a baseball bat Tuesday before fleeing in a stolen car.
The city of West Point announced Wednesday they will convert eight 2009 Ford Crown Victoria police cruisers for the use of propane auto gas.