MHP Troop J releases partial holiday patrol numbers - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

MHP Troop J releases partial holiday patrol numbers

MHP officers will be on the roads patrolling this holiday weekend. Source: WDAM MHP officers will be on the roads patrolling this holiday weekend. Source: WDAM
PINE BELT (WDAM) -

The Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop J has had a busy weekend on Pine Belt highways. 

According to Public Information Officer Brent Barfield, Troop J has issued 370 citations since the holiday patrol began on Friday.

Barfield said Troop J has responded to 18 accidents, and two fatalities. 

The fatalities were in Lamar County. 

The patrol period continues until midnight Monday.

Barfield said all Troop J troopers will be on patrol until then, and encourages drivers to stay safe as they travel. 

Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

  • WDAM.com FeaturesMore>>

  • Victims identified in Lamar County wreck

    Victims identified in Lamar County wreck

    Sunday, September 3 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-09-03 21:33:28 GMT
    Photo submitted.Photo submitted.

    The Lamar County Coroner has identified the two people killed in a head-on collision early Saturday morning. Coroner Cody Creel said Robert Seth Roblin, 26, of Hattiesburg and Dannica Isaac, 32, of Purvis were pronounced dead on the scene after the wreck around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol PIO, Brent Barfield, the wreck happened on Highway 11 about a half mile north of R.D. Hartfield Road.  "The wreck is going to be reconstructed and we are ...

    More >>

    The Lamar County Coroner has identified the two people killed in a head-on collision early Saturday morning. Coroner Cody Creel said Robert Seth Roblin, 26, of Hattiesburg and Dannica Isaac, 32, of Purvis were pronounced dead on the scene after the wreck around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol PIO, Brent Barfield, the wreck happened on Highway 11 about a half mile north of R.D. Hartfield Road.  "The wreck is going to be reconstructed and we are ...

    More >>
  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Weather bumps USM's tourney opener to Thursday

    Weather bumps USM's tourney opener to Thursday

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:56:22 GMT
    The Golden Eagles will conclude spring drills at noon Saturday with the annual Black and Gold Game at M.M. Roberts Stadium.The Golden Eagles will conclude spring drills at noon Saturday with the annual Black and Gold Game at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

    Weather issues have re-arranged the schedule of the 2018 Conference USA Baseball Championship at MGM Park. With four, separate lightning delays pushing Wednesday’s games back by more than 6 ½ hours, only one game of the four scheduled was completed.

    More >>

    Weather issues have re-arranged the schedule of the 2018 Conference USA Baseball Championship at MGM Park. With four, separate lightning delays pushing Wednesday’s games back by more than 6 ½ hours, only one game of the four scheduled was completed.

    More >>
  • Caring for the Caregiver: Pine Belt families battle Alzheimer's disease

    Caring for the Caregiver: Pine Belt families battle Alzheimer's disease

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:31:45 GMT

    In the Pine Belt, three families are each dealing with a different stage of Alzheimer's disease. They are allowing a glimpse into the personal role of being a caregiver of a spouse living with this disease.

    More >>

    In the Pine Belt, three families are each dealing with a different stage of Alzheimer's disease. They are allowing a glimpse into the personal role of being a caregiver of a spouse living with this disease.

    More >>
  • Conference USA tournament games rescheduled after weather delays

    Conference USA tournament games rescheduled after weather delays

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:23:43 GMT
    The first day of the Conference USA Baseball Tournament in Biloxi has been marred with weather delays, leading to some schedule changes. (Photo source : C-USA Twitter)The first day of the Conference USA Baseball Tournament in Biloxi has been marred with weather delays, leading to some schedule changes. (Photo source : C-USA Twitter)

    The first day of the Conference USA Baseball Tournament in Biloxi has been marred with weather delays, leading to some schedule changes. Game 2 between Rice and Louisiana Tech is in lightning delay, the fourth delay of the day. The Southern Miss game against UAB is expected to begin 45 minutes after the end of Game 2, with the fourth game being rescheduled to Thursday morning.  Follow the latest updates on Twitter: A Twitter List by wdam Copyright WDAM 2...

    More >>

    The first day of the Conference USA Baseball Tournament in Biloxi has been marred with weather delays, leading to some schedule changes. Game 2 between Rice and Louisiana Tech is in lightning delay, the fourth delay of the day. The Southern Miss game against UAB is expected to begin 45 minutes after the end of Game 2, with the fourth game being rescheduled to Thursday morning.  Follow the latest updates on Twitter: A Twitter List by wdam Copyright WDAM 2...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly