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Tallulah man arrested for murder in missing person investigation

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Curtis Carroll (Photo courtesy MPSO)

A man has been arrested for the murder of Pamela Oliver in Madison Parish, Louisiana.

Wednesday, Louisiana State Police detectives, with the assistance of the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested Curtis Carroll, 42, of Tallulah, charging him with second-degree murder.

Pamela Oliver (Photo courtesy Rose Williams)

On Monday, Aug. 10, LSP detectives were contacted by the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office in reference to a missing person. Oliver, also of Tallulah, was last seen Saturday, Aug. 8. She was reported missing the next day. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Oliver’s body was located in an area of farmland in Mound, Louisiana.

Through investigative means, detectives determined that Carroll murdered Oliver and discarded her body along the tree line.

He was booked into the Madison Parish Jail.

Before Oliver’s murder, Carroll was a suspect in an arson investigation by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. During the murder investigation, Carroll confessed to the fire and will be charged by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

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Vicksburg police make a drug bust after brief pursuit

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James Morris (photo courtesy VPD)

Vicksburg police officers arrested a man Tuesday on drug charges after a brief pursuit.

James Morris, 30, of Vicksburg was arrested shortly after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, on U.S. Highway 80 just outside the city limits. The officers found that Morris was in possession of crack cocaine.

Charged with one count of possession of cocaine, Morris appeared Tuesday before Judge Angela Carpenter in the Vicksburg Municipal Court for his arraignment. Carpenter bound him over to the Warren County grand jury on a $30,000 bond.

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Williams arrested for two separate burglaries at the Vicksburg Mall

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Felix Williams (photo courtesy VPD)

Vicksburg police arrested Felix Williams, 30, of Vicksburg, for two separate burglaries at the Vicksburg Mall.

For a break-in Sunday, Oct. 11, into the mall and Jordan’s, Williams was charged with two counts of business burglary. Williams was also charged with two counts of business burglary and one count of grand larceny for the Oct. 2 burglary at the Sports Addition.

Monday, Oct. 12, Judge Angela Carpenter in the Vicksburg Municipal Court set Williams bond at $400,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

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Felon arrested for firearm possession after brief chase

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Marquette McCroy (photo courtesy VPD)

A Vicksburg police officer arrested Marquette McCroy, 38, of Vicksburg after a brief chase Sunday.

McCroy failed to stop the vehicle he was driving and led the officer on a brief chase. After he stopped, the officer found that he was in possession of a handgun. He arrested McCroy shortly after midnight Sunday and charged him with possession of a firearm by a felon.

McCroy appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court Sunday, where she gave him a $75,000 bond and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

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