Sheriff's Office reports to Ethelsville area resulting in three arrests

Samuel Varner is part of the three arrests made by Sheriff's Office

On June 25th, 2021 Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of suspicious activity in the Ethelsville area.  Investigation led Deputies to the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of two vehicles that had been used in the commission of felony crimes.  Deputies were able to recover stolen property that had been taken from mailboxes in Mississippi.Samuel Varner, Stephen Knight and Daniel Gordey all of Columbus, Mississippi were all arrested on the scene.

Week-long investigation for kidnapping results in an arrest in Lowndes County, MS

Week-long investigation results in the arrest of Timothy Prude

MACEDONIA-The Pickens County Sheriff’s deputies has concluded a week-long investigatino into a kidnapping that happened in the Macedonia Community.
The Sheriff’s office recieved a call on June 11, 2021 that a passing motorist witnessed a woman being beaten by a man in the Macedonia Community off County Road 75.

Joint Operation with Pickens County Law Enforcement results in nine arrests

A joint operation with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office results in nine arrests.

PICKENS COUNTY-Occuring on June 23, 2021, Aliceville Police Department, Carrollton Police Department, Gordo Police Department, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and Reform Police Department were conducting a saturation patrol.
The focus on the operation was to patrol in locations where the departments received numerous complaints from citizens in areas focused in the central and southern parts of the county.


Pickensville Town Clerk arrested on theft charges

Sidra Simpson

Pickensville Town Clerk Sidra Simpson, 44,  was arrested on Friday, July 26, 2019 and charged with an ethics violation alleging that she stole public funds from the town.
Simpson has served as the town clerk, magistrate, and court clerk for Pickensville in the last 10 years.
24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Andy Hamlin could not specify an amount stolen by Simpson when interviewed Friday evening.