Monthly Archives: October 2012

Arrest in Bolivar County Pedestrian Fatality

Arrest in Bolivar County Pedestrian Fatality            Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and Bolivar County Deputies have arrested 23-year-old Rodney Shelton Fulgham of Bolivar County. Fulgham is being held on a felony vehicular homicide charge in the Bolivar…

Murder for Hire arrest made

Murder for Hire arrest made            After a week-long investigation, special agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) arrested 35-year-old Mary Elizabeth Newman of 12 Old Highway 25, Belmont, Mississippi. She has been charged in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme.…

nitial Damages from severe weather reported to MEMA

nitial Damages from severe weather reported to MEMA –The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received initial reports of damages from 10 counties from severe weather that moved through the state last night and early this morning. County Emergency Mangers are…

Military and Overseas Citizens Absentee Ballot Deadline Extension

Military and Overseas Citizens Absentee Ballot Deadline Extension Military and Overseas Citizens Absentee Ballot Deadline Extended in Some Counties   Jackson, MS—The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, or “UOCAVA,” requires the transmission of absentee ballots to our military…

Identity Theft Prevention

Identity Theft Prevention Jackson, MS- Attorney General Jim Hood encourages all Mississippians to take steps in safeguarding their personal identity during National Protect Your Identity Week (October 20-27).   “Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in our…

fixing allegations

MS AG secures $69 million agreement over E-Book price-fixing allegations Jackson, MS–Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, along with 54 Attorneys General in other states, districts and U.S. territories, have reached an antitrust settlement with three of the largest book publishers…