Yesterday (March 17, 2022) Rayburn Correctional Center’s K-9 Unit assisted Walthall County Sheriff’s Office with the apprehension of a suspect who they had been in pursuit of for 2 days. The suspect was wanted for multiple local resident burglaries. The suspect was tracked for over 2 miles through dense terrain and apprehended without incident.
Pictured left to right: Major Tylan Self, Colonel Darryl Mizell, Captain Mickey Dillon, Lt. Colonel Chesley Spears, Lt. Colonel Richard Forbes, Captain Jonathan Stringer, Master Sgt. Ron Taylor, and Warden Travis Day. Also pictured are tracking dogs “Jed” and “Ranger”.
The Walthall County Sheriff's Office posted a statement, “This group is always willing to help us. It’s good when agencies from two different states have such a good working relationship. Another burglary suspect is in jail. Thanks Guys!”