February 06, 2017
Deputy Prevents Crash in Walthall County
Saturday (February 4, 2017) Walthall County responded to multiple reports of a truck almost crashing head on with oncoming traffic. The truck was travelling on Hwy 98 near Stogner's fish camp. Once in the area Deputy B. Dunaway acted quickly and parked his patrol car in the middle of the highway to block oncoming traffic from the truck.
Deputies were able to stop the truck and the driver was charged with DUI, No drivers license, possession of alcohol in a dry county, and reckless driving.
Sheriff Breland said (in part), "Two thumbs up to Deputy B. Dunaway for his quick thinking and taking action to help protect the citizens of Walthall County. It's small quick actions like this that help prevent fatalities on our roads.