Editor’s Note: The following people were booked into the Marion County Jail by local law enforcement agencies from July 15 to July 21. The Columbian-Progress will correct any errors. Call Editor Charlie Smith at (601) 736-2611 to request a correction.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals has upheld the accessory after the fact conviction of a man involved in a fatal confrontation in Marion County in 2014.
The court ruled Tuesday that two issues raised by Anthony Ray Abram could not be brought up on appeal because his attorney didn’t address them during his trial.
A Columbia woman is facing one count of misdemeanor child neglect after her four children were found in her car while she shopped at Walmart Monday.
Amber Fairburn, 25, of Columbia, was arrested by Columbia police shortly before noon, according to Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Harrison.
A Saturday night checkpoint in eastern Marion County netted an arrest and serious drug charges for a Sandy Hook man.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies are asking for the public’s help in solving a house burglary this week that included jewelry “priceless” to the owner.
Investigations Capt. Pete Williams said it happened in the 3000 block of Mississippi 44 Tuesday.