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Rapist Gets 150 Years

Purvis, MS 15th Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell announces that on January 7, 2016, Howard “Lil Dank” Payton, 38, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was found guilty by a Lamar County Jury of kidnapping and three counts of rape. The case was tried by Assistant...

Daniel Patterson Sentenced

Purvis, MS 15th Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell announces that Daniel Patterson, age 22 of Forrest County, Mississippi pled guilty to armed robbery and was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Anthony A. Mozingo to the District Attorney’s recommended sentence...

Warren Lewis Forfeiture

Purvis, MS Warren Lewis and the people comprising his criminal enterprise were major meth traffickers in Lamar County and surrounding areas. This forfeiture represents one of the largest drug forfeitures in the 15th Circuit Court District. Forfeiture of the personal...

Jamie Cartell Payne Sentenced

Purvis, MS   15th Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell announces that today, March 25, 2015, Jamie Cartell Payne, 25, of Natchez, Mississippi, was sentenced on the charge of Robbery to the maximum of fifteen (15) years in prison by Circuit Judge Anthony...

Jamie Cartell Payne Convicted

Purvis, MS   15th Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell announces that on March 19, 2015, Jamie Cartell Payne, 25, of Natchez, Mississippi, was found guilty by a Lamar County Jury of Robbery. The case was tried by Assistant District Attorneys Lauren Barnes...