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September 20, 2017

Archives for July 7, 2017

MPD Seeks Armed, Dangerous Suspect

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating a man who is considered armed and dangerous. Quantravious Markez Miles, 19, is wanted for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of forgery (both third degree felonies) and one count of misdemeanor theft. The aggravated assault charge stems

US 59 CLOSED IN JEFFERSON AFTER TRAINS COLLIDE

Derailment knocks out column supporting bridge July 7, 2017 US 59 has been closed in Jefferson following the collision of two trains near the railroad overpass. The collision cause some of the rail cars to derail and knocked out one of the support columns on the west side of the overpass. The collision occurred around 10:50