Found: Missing teen located, safe

Published 1:07 pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Brookhaven teenager Tralisia Williams, missing since Jan. 5, has been located and is safe.

Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins said Williams was being held by an out-of-state jurisdiction, awaiting transport home by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies.

Collins thanked members of the community, officers with BPD and LCSO, and multiple others for their help in locating Williams — including Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, 14th Judicial District DA, Brookhaven CSpire, Walmart and Stan King Chevrolet.

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“If we do not work together, we will go into the future alone,” Collins said. “That’s why it’s so important to work with every agency. And thank you, Jesus.”