Flora Con Artist Convicted of Stealing more than $12,000 from an Elderly Woman

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Dewayne Carlos Small was convicted by a jury for vulnerable adult exploitation after stealing more than $12,000 from an 80-year-old-victim.  It took the jury less than 35 minutes to reach its unanimous verdict.  Small was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.  … Read more

Rankin Man Receives 20-Year Sentence for Sexual Battery Involving a Minor

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Robert Lee McLaurin was sentenced to serve 20 years in jail for sexual battery involving a 17-year-old minor.  He will have to serve his sentence day-for-day and register with the Mississippi Sexual Offender Registry. On August 21, 2017, the Brandon Police Department … Read more

Teaonta Clark Sentenced to Forty Years for Armed Robbery That Resulted in Death of 13-year-old Boy

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today Teaonta Jymon Clark will spend the next forty years in prison after an armed robbery which resulted in a father being shot and his 13-year-old son being murdered. On October 27, 2014 Tony Clark and his nephew, Teaonta Clark, entered the Fat Boys … Read more

Former city clerk served with indictments in ongoing Canton voter fraud investigation

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – There are new developments in the ongoing voter fraud investigation in Canton. It has been confirmed that former city clerk Valerie Smith–who were are told retired in December after 23 years on the job–was served Wednesday with three separate indictments for violation of voter registration statues. According to the indictment, Smith … Read more