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Clinton, Mississippi, Crime News

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Suspects locked up after auto burglary spree in Clinton

By Randy Bell For almost five months, this year’s auto burglary rate in Clinton was looking good—only seventeen crimes reported. Then, in a week’s time, the City saw a 158 percent increase. And Police Chief Ford Hayman said it was the work of two young Jackson men, who were caught on their third foray into…

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City’s crime rates mostly down, despite fewer police

By Randy Bell   With the exception of a summertime jump in auto burglaries, Clinton’s crime numbers are looking good as the fourth quarter of the year gets underway. Police Chief Ford Hayman told the Board of Aldermen at its October 18 meeting that other categories of felony crime are trending downward, compared to last…

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How Your Homes Structure Can Prevent Break-Ins

Home invasions and break-ins have been in steady decline over the last few decades, but they are still common throughout the United States. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can discourage would-be burglars from breaking into your home. Some of these things merely involve staying vigilant and locking your doors at night or when…

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CPD SWAT getting new equipment following Board approvals

By Katherine R. Dougan The Clinton Police Department (CPD) received a $5,340 grant grant from The NRA Foundation to purchase equipment that assists in fighting crime in the city, CPD Chief Ford Hayman told the Board of Alderment at their August 3 meeting. For the third year in a row, The NRA Foundation provided grant…

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Clinton Police apprehend suspect in pursuit

Clinton, Miss. (July 21, 2021) On July 21, 2021 at approximately 7:00 P.M., officers with the Clinton Police Department attempted a traffic stop on Interstate 20 eastbound in Clinton for a routine traffic violation. The suspect fled along I-20 into Jackson and was pursued by Clinton Police.   The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Jerry…

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Clinton Police Arrest Two on Carjacking and Armed Robbery Charges

Clinton Police have arrested two individuals connected to an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in Clinton. Tuesday evening around 9 P.M., Clinton Police received a report of an attempted armed robbery and carjacking on Edgewood Place in Clinton as the victim returned from the grocery store. The suspect approached the victim on…

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State v. Frederick Levy Trial

Earlier this week the Hinds County District Attorney announced that the trial of “State v. Frederick Levy, will be tried before Judge Winston Kidd by Assistant District Attorneys Sue Perry and Shaunte’ Washington. The State alleges that Frederick Levy committed the crime of aggravated assault when he brutally bludgeoned and stabbed his wife with a…

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