Update: (ARREST MADE) KPD searching for suspect that ran from officers


The Kosciusko Police Department has arrested a man they have been searching for.

Investigator Greg Collins said 29-year-old Johnny Dotson Jr was arrested earlier today (Monday).

Dotson was charged with possession of controlled substance (felony), possession of controlled substance with intent (felony) and weapon possession by a felon.

He was taken into custody on Woodland Drive by the Kosciusko Police Department with assistance from the Attala County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force.


8-10: The Kosciusko Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Johnny Dotson, Jr.

Dotson is wanted on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Dotson was last seen in the area of Grove Street wearing a white t-shirt, blue jean shorts and a stocking cap. He fled on foot from officers into a wooded area.

A cash reward is available for information that leads to an arrests. All calls will be kept 100% confidential.

If you have any information, call Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or the Kosciusko Police Department at 662-289-3131.

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