ADAMS COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI

NEWS & EVENTS

Recovered 4-Wheeler

PRESS RELEASE October 27, 2016 At approximately 11:00 this morning ACSO was called about a four wheeler parked under the Natchez Trace overpass in Greenfield Subdivision. An observant resident was going to visit her son and noticed a red Honda Rancher four-wheeler parked on the roadway in the grass. The deputy ran the VIN with…

Drug Bust

PRESS RELEASE October 21, 2016 On the afternoon of October 20, 2016, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Agents with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Operation Group arrested Willie Wayne Wactor and Michael C Marks after making a controlled delivery of a large number of Xanax and Hydrocodone pills at 203 Margaret Ave. in Natchez.…

Do You Want To Be A Reserve Deputy?

To: 2016 Fall Applicants The Adams County Sheriff's Office will start training for Part-Time/Reserve Officers on November 21, 2016 at the Southwest Regional Mississippi Training Academy.  Tuition for Part-Time/Reserve Officers training is $350.00. Mississippi Minimum Standards and Training Act require that Part-Time/Reserve/Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officers receive certification by successfully completing a Basic 200 Hour minimum…

Fugitive from Justice Arrested

PRESS RELEASE October 18, 2016 On the afternoon of October 18, 2016, deputies with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team received a tip that Christopher Taylor (who has been previously convicted in Alabama for Robbery and served a 20 year prison term) was living in a trailer park in Adams County and had…

National Sheriffs’ Institute

Congratulations to our Sheriff.... Sheriff Patten has completed a total of 65 hours of Executive Level Management Education and Training at the 111th National Sheriffs' Institute held in Aurora, Colorado.   MEDIA FILE

Armed Robbery

PRESS RELEASE October 6, 2016 On Friday morning (October 7, 2016) at approximately 3:15 am, ACSO received a 911 call from an assault. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victim, Henry Washington, who said he was walking back home from the convenience store when his cousins, Ronny Griffin, Jr., Jermetrice Griffin, and Trevonte Donald stopped…

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Updates Text Alert System on Website

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will upgrade its text message alert notification feature on October 3rd to supplement an upgrade completed earlier this summer. The upgraded text alert system will feature a short URL in the message body, instead of a full URL. The messages will continue to come from 96167 or 470-219-3777. Below is…

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

PRESS RELEASE September 30, 2016 On Sunday, September 25, 2016 a patrol deputye noticed a car at the red light that matched the description of a suspect vehicle involved in a shoplifting at Peddlers Pawn Shop. After checking the license plate through Dispatch, the 2015 silver Honda Civic had been reported stolen from East Baton…

Drug Bust

PRESS RELEASE September 29, 2016 On the afternoon of September 29, 2016, a joint investigation with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group resulted in the seizure of approximately 2 pounds of medical grade marijuana with a street value of approximately $40,000. Henry Jefferson, Jr. of Ferriday, LA was…

4-Wheeler Recovered

PRESS RELEASE September 29, 2016 On September 26, 2016, a Honda Rancher four-wheeler reported stolen in Adams County was recovered in Gulfport, MS. Randall Derrick Williams of Hattiesburg was arrested by Gulfport Police Department and charged with Possession of Stolen Property for the four-wheeler. ATV theft is at an all-time high and with hunting season…