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  • Hancock deputy beaten, cut during traffic stop

    05/20/2015 7:46:55 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 43 replies
    The Clarion ledger ^ | May 19, 2015 | Therese Apel
    ...The deputy suffered a two-and-a-half-inch cut to his forehead and multiple bodily injuries. The doctor told the deputy it looked like the cut was made by a box cutter. "They roughed him up, but the officer was able to press a button and release his K-9 from the backseat," Adam said. The dog bit at least one of the suspects, potentially saving the officer's life, Adam said. That was more than good equipment and a good dog, Adam said. "We have four K-9 units here, but only two of our vehicles are equipped with the pop mechanism," he said. But...
  • Mississippi deputy injured in Hancock County nighttime traffic stop, newspaper reports

    05/19/2015 2:46:41 PM PDT · by BBell · 5 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 5/19/15 | James Varney
    A Mississippi manhunt is underway in Hancock County. It kicked into action Monday evening after a sheriff's deputy was beaten in a traffic stop, according to an account in The Sun Herald. The stop happened in Pearlington. An unidentified officer pulled over a blue Lincoln Towncar with a black top and a lone driver around 10 p.m. on Old Highway 90, police said. The deputy reportedly smelled marijuana as he approached, and then was startled by two men who burst out of the nearby woods and attacked him, Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said. "They roughed him up, but the...
  • Man arrested after stabbing at child's birthday party in Hancock County

    04/13/2015 1:27:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    http://www.sunherald.com/ ^ | 4/12/15 | JUSTIN MITCHELL
    HANCOCK COUNTY -- A family gathering to celebrate a child's birthday turned deadly Sunday when a fight between two brothers-in-law led to a fatal stabbing, officials said. Hancock County Sheriff's Investigator Glenn Grannan said that at 12:30 a.m., deputies found Kenneth Fanning, 29, suffering from multiple stab wounds in the front yard of a rental home on the 5000 block of U.S. 90. The suspect, Clinten Michael Dryer Sr., 32, injured his knee during the fight, Grannan said. He was treated at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and was charged shortly before 8:30 p.m. Sunday with murder.