Monticello Police Department logs 6 felony arrests

Published 10:30 am Thursday, April 4, 2024

Wednesday, Monticello Police Chief Jeffrey Letchworth announced the department had made six arrests related to felony cases within the previous month.

“Over the last month, Monticello Police Department has been hard at work with the assistance of other agencies, making a total of six arrests pursuant to nine felony cases so far, as well as several misdemeanor arrests, and other investigations underway,” Letchworth said via a social media post.

MPD thanked several agencies for assistance in the investigations and arrests:

  • Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics
  • Mississippi Department of Corrections
  • Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office
  • Columbia Police Department
  • Marion County Police Department
  • Pearl Police Department
  • The 15th District Attorney’s Office

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“A special thanks to the agencies that assisted on the evening of March 29th after Prom, in keeping our community’s children safe, and to the chaperones who watched over them diligently,” Letchworth posted. “We are happy to report no children were hurt during this evening, despite the chaos. An arrest has been made in reference to the disturbance at the event center on W. Broad Street, and an investigation is ongoing at this time.”