Three days into the Ricky Saxton murder trial, a Warren County judge declared a mistrial late... READ MORE
Brown admitted to buying phone used to lure Saxton to scene of the crime, said it was stolen from himBy JAMIE PATTERSON,
Before the Ricky Saxton murder trial stopped this week, testimony focused on the cell phone used to lure Saxton to the scene where he was later murdered.
A rash of trailer and four-wheeler thefts have hit Yazoo County over the last month.
Terry Gann, chief investigator with the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department, said there have been seven reports over the last four months.
“Matters have come to this court’s attention that make it impossible to continue this trial,” Judge James Chaney said Wednesday afternoon before declaring a mistrial in the Ricky Saxton murder case.
The Ricky Saxton murder trial began Monday afternoon in a Warren County court with the questioning of five state witnesses.
The trial against suspect Johnny Mack Brown will continue through the week with a Warren County jury.
The suspect in the murder of Yazoo business owner Ricky Saxton unexpectedly rejected a plea deal in court Friday morning.
A convicted felon is back behind bars after being charged with shooting at someone with a stolen gun.
Chief Ronald Sampson said both suspects were quickly taken into custody and charged.
Another Thanksgiving has come and gone for the Patterson family.
Good food, great fellowship, traditional favorites and new memories make for a thankful holiday.
But I can remember a time when things didn’t go so smoothly.