Ovett man jailed for receiving stolen property

Ovett man jailed for receiving stolen property

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An Ovett man was arrested for receiving stolen property on Monday.

According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, MDOC alerted Jones County investigators to the whereabouts of possible stolen property.

MDOC informed them that it was in the possession of Brandon Windham, 32, and that he was also a suspect in a recent burglary and on parole.

MDOC officers, accompanied by Jones County Sheriff's Investigators, did a residence check and conducted a search. During the search, they found stolen property, including firearms.

Windham was taken into custody on scene, and he was charged with commercial burglary and one count of weapon possession by a felon, according to JCSD.

He made his initial appearance in court Wednesday afternoon.