Attala Deputies Nab Man Wanted in Texas


A man wanted in Texas for violation of a protection order, stalking, and assault was arrested in Attala County on Friday, November 10, 2023.

The McKinney Texas Police Department (MPD) requested assistance from the Attala County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) in locating Iran Russell.  Russell’s cellphone was pinged by MPD and found to be located in the Sallis, MS area.  ACSO deputies located Russell and arrested him.  During a search, deputies located 8.8 grams of what appeared to be crack cocaine.  Russell was charged with possession of a controlled substance and transported to the Leake County Correctional Facility where he awaits extradition to Texas.

1 comment
  1. Sylvia Brown
    Sylvia Brown
    January 10, 2024 at 11:14 PM

    Please give him help and understanding, he came from a good home and a great family, his mom and sister are both sickly, I asked you to please, please help him!!! My heart goes out to him and his family!!!


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