Jones County police open new substation

The Jones County Sheriff's Department now has a substation in the northern portion of the county.

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday to commerate the opeing of the Lone Oak Substation near the Lone Oak housing area.

Sheriff Alex Hodge said there are plans to open more substations in various parts of the county adding, "
It gives the citizens an opportunity to come in and just sit down and talk with us and network with us and provide information to us that they might not normally be willing to provide."

Hodge said the substations will help deter criminal activity across Jones County.