Samantha Stevens burglarizes grandmother’s house

SAMANTHA STEVENS FEAT

34-year-old Samantha Stevens stole from her grandmother, Barbara Remi, at her Walnut Grove residence in May 2019. On June 11th, 2019, Remi alerted the authorities that she had been out of town from May 28th to June 11th, adding that she briefly returned on June 9th and discovered that her extra keys had gone missing.

When she returned on June 11th, she realized she had cash, debit cards, credit cards, and a gold necklace with diamonds and rubies missing. Remi told authorities that there were no signs of forced entry. On June 19th, 2019, deputies investigated and obtained footage from the Economic Crime Bureau showing Stevens using stolen cards.

On June 24th, 2019, Remi told officers that Stevens had called her, confessing to breaking into her home and stealing her cards and necklace. She also said she told her she pawned her necklace at Pawn Plus in Southaven, MS. Officers then confirmed with the Pawn Plus manager that Stevens sold the jewelry, and a warrant was issued for her arrest on June 27th, 2019. Stevens was later taken into custody on May 11th, 2024, for aggravated burglary.

Sharon Banner charged after stealing from multiple business, soliciting officers for sex

59-year-old Sharon Banner was seen stealing from numerous locations and soliciting officers. On July 26th, 2023, officers responded to a shoplifting incident at a Family Dollar near Jackson Avenue. They met with Winford Moorehead, store security, who said Banner came into the store, picked up four 12-packs of Sprite, and walked out. On August 5th, 2023, Moorehead reported that Banner had come in again, picked up two 12-packs of Sprite, kicked him, and walked out of the store. On August 12th, 2023, officers went to the store on Jackson Avenue and got a recorded statement from Moorehead. Moorehead was shown a six-person photo display and identified Banner to the officers as the person who was responsible for the thefts and the assault. Banner was given a citation for two counts of theft and one count of assault but failed to appear in court. On August 13th, 2023, Officers responded to a Shoplifting incident at a Family Dollar near Jackson Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Moorehead, who stated that a known shoplifter, Banner, he had previously identified, had come into the store, picked up two 12-packs of Sprite, and walked out of the store without paying. Banner was given a misdemeanor citation but failed to appear in court again.

On Sunday, July 30th, 2023, Officers made contact at the same Family Dollar near Jackson Avenue and spoke with Khaliyah Mosley, another store employee. Mosley stated that Banner had come into the store, stolen four cases of 12-pack Sprite sodas, and fled on foot. Banner was then given another citation for theft of merchandise but failed to appear in court again. On November 8th, 2023, Officers conducted an undercover operation near Jackson Avenue. While in the area, an undercover officer was flagged down and approached by Banner, who, after a brief conversation, Offered to give the officer oral sex in exchange for $10. The incident occurred within 1.5 miles of Garden Elementary. Officers gave Banner a misdemeanor citation for prostitution, but she failed to appear in court again.

On February 1st, 2024, Officers responded to a theft that Banner had committed on Chelsea Avenue. When they arrived on the scene, officers spoke with Shalk Wares, who stated that Banner had selected food from the display rack and walked off the property without paying. Banner had been previously banned from the business. Due to previous encounters with her, wares identified Banner as the person responsible for this. Banner was charged with burglary. Banner was taken into custody on April 24th, 2024, and charged with six counts of theft of merchandise, one count of assault, one count of burglary, and one count of prostitution.

Tiara Jones shoplifts $115 worth of items from Walgreens

29-year-old Tiara Jones was caught stealing out of a Walgreens on Airways on March 31st. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Justin Sherrod, a Walgreens employee, who stated that Jones walked into the store and stole numerous items totaling $115. Sherrod captured a picture of Jones on his cellphone, which he showed to officers. On April 2nd, Tauwanna Hammer, the manager of Walgreens, said she recognized Jones from previous shoplifting in the store. Hammer identified Jones to officers as the person who stole the items. Jones was taken into custody on April 21st for theft of merch and burglary of a building. 

Violent ex-boyfriend pushes woman to fire her gun after assaulting her

40-year-old Gregory Bobo was charged with aggravated burglary and domestic assault after he refused to leave his ex-girlfriend alone and pushed her to the ground, only leaving when she fired her gun.

Repeat offender caught stealing again at Walmart

45-year-old Lapacus Forest was charged with burglary after he returned to a Walmart he has previously trespassed with the intent to steal again.

Man rams police vehicle, with officer still inside, in attempt to flee Wal-Mart

28-year-old Darius Gilkey was charged with aggravated assault and burglary of a business after he rammed the officer’s patrol vehicle, who saw him rob Wal-Mart, with his Infiniti G35.

“B*tch you done f*cked now. I’m gonna kill your *ss” says burglar to Family Dollar employee

39-year-old Verdell Sesley was charged with assault, vandalism, and burglary after breaking a window and door lock to a Family Dollar then threaten to kill a woman trying to help him.

Burglar cuts himself while breaking into building; found by officers bleeding profusely

41-year-old Eugene Bankston was charged for burglary when he broke the side window of a business and he was found inside by officers bleeding from a laceration caused by the glass.

“Kingstaccs” and team steal over $60,000 in products from City G.E.A.R.

29-year-old Keith “Kingstaccs” Hamer was charged with burglary, vandalism, and theft of property after he and several others ripped the doors off of City G.E.A.R. and made off with over $60,000 worth of merchandise.

Man returns to warehouse after first burglary to commit another

44-year-old David Thompson was charged with burglary and possession of burglary tools when he and an unknown accomplice burgled Fontana Transports twice within three days.