Tag Archives: Sheriff Bill Rasco

Service For Fallen Officers

Hernando, Ms Friday morning a group of about 100 people gathered to show their respects and gratitude to those that who paid the ultimate price for our community. The 15th Annual DeSoto County Public Safety Officers Memorial Ceremony was held

Horn Lake State Champs Celebrate

Horn Lake, Ms 2018 MHSAA 6A State Champions The Horn Lake Eagles were celebrating Thursday night thanks to a local resident. Kendall Prewitt of Horn Lake treated a crowd of over 500 players, family and friends to the special night

DeSoto County Inmate Escapes Work Detail

Southaven, Ms Update : Inmate Robert Gene Heath, was found in Alcorn County, and is back in custody. New charges are pending.  DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department deputies are searching for an escaped inmate. Sheriff Bill Rasco says Robert Heath, 42,

DeSoto County Detention Center Receives Accreditation

Hernando, Ms Sheriff Bill Rasco and Director of Detention Services Chad Wicker have received their accreditation certificate from the American Correctional Association-(ACA).  The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department Adult Detention Center was built in 2012 and can house 572 inmates. Auditors

Toddler Killed In Walls

Walls, Ms A DeSoto County man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child. Christopher Waldrop, 30, has been charged with capital murder after the death of Baylee Allen, according to

County Mourns The Loss Of County Coroner

Hernando,Ms DeSoto County Coroner Jeffrey Pounders 63, of Nesbit, Ms, was found in his home this afternoon dead from what the DeSoto County Sheriffs Department believe to be natural causes. Sheriff Bill Rasco was at the scene at Pounders’ home,

Hernando Woman Shoots Intruder

Hernando, Ms The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department deputies are investigating a shooting that happened on Sunset Drive in Hernando. “A woman shot a man trying to get into her home early Friday morning”, Sheriff Bill Rasco said. According to the