Monday, July 25, 2011

More Rankin crime spills over into Jackson

Yup. Apparently a car is the weapon of choice for Rankin County Rednecks as yet another person was killed in Jackson by a Rankin County thug:

"Jeycob England, 20, of Florence, who is accused of running down a Utah man in the parking lot of the Target on I-55 North early Friday morning. England originally was charged with aggravated assault; however, victim Scotty Ford died Saturday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the charge against England was upgraded to murder.
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29 comments:

Shadowfax said...

Sadly, neither Rankin County nor rednecks nor an automobile is the culprit here. Whiskey is.

Anonymous said...

ironic isn't it ?

Anonymous said...

As a Jackson resident I am afraid to go out on my street for fear of being run down by some lunatic from Rankin County. I remember the good old days when I only had to worry about getting mugged by fellow Jacksonians.

Anonymous said...

Yep. Thats 2! If we get about 75 more this year and average about 75 per year for 20 years then this comparison will prove to be more than a stupid statement.

Now where is my abacus

Anonymous said...

And of course, NE Jackson is home to the Electric Cowboy where this all started, just around the corner from the murder on Fernwood.

If the 18-20 year olds were kept out and not allowed to drink, it would help.

Justin said...

Another concern here is idiots naming their kids "Jeycob." It reminds me of Tim Meadows' quote from Mean Girls:

"My apologies. I have a nephew named Anfernee, and I know how mad he gets when I call him Anthony. Almost as mad as I get when I think about the fact that my sister named him Anfernee. "

Anonymous said...

Rankin 2
Hinds 1,356,565,456,566

scoreboard!

Anonymous said...

It's Jackson crime, not Rankin. It started and ended in NE Jackson. Had nothing to do with Rankin. If Jackson is going to allow bars to have 18-20 years old in them and fail to make sure they don't drink, this is what can happen.

Rankin fought alcohol and bars for years for a reason.

Micah said...

The problem I see here is that Eletronic Cowboy Night club. The city of Jackson needs to close it down. Stupid, Young, and Alcohol never mix. Wasn't there another innocent that occured at this night club not too long ago?

Anonymous said...

Allowing clubs to be open after 1:00 am is a big problem. Last call at midnight, and closing at 1:00 am should be the latest allowed.

Also, parking lot security should be put in place.

Anonymous said...

Can you imagine having to be the security guard in the parking lot of a Jackson club at midnight? Yeesh!

Anonymous said...

Seriously, this is the pot calling the kettly black. Let's go back and compare the crime states on Rankin and Hinds county. There is a reason the white population of Hinds county is moving out like a bad nosebleed. I'll take drunk rednecks and a bar fight over gun-weelding thugs anyday.

bill said...

Crime stats are reported based on where the crime occurs, not on the home town of the criminal. Please stop arguing over who has the highest per capita thug population. Bill Billingsley (safe in Madison)

Anonymous said...

How about a new business? The Party Van. It picks them up takes them to the bar, then drives them home, with one stop by the beer store.

Anonymous said...

Doesn't take much to get you suburbanites in a little tizzy, does it

Anonymous said...

Remember Oogie.

Anonymous said...

You might be a redneck if you spell your son's name Jeycob.

Anonymous said...

Doesn't take much to get you suburbanites in a little tizzy, does it

It takes even less to elicit copious amounts of misdirection apologia from guilt-ridden white Jacksonians who can't argue a position into the howling wind of Jackson's crime and demography facts.

Anonymous said...

well put 6:45. and yes, murders can put me in a tizzy.

Kapt Kangaroo said...

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball...

Anonymous said...

not to be outdone by Rankin County folks killin in the capitol city...this morning one man was killed and another wounded when gunfire erupted....in Belhaven.

This is a cancer folks and it can only be cured by distance.

Get out and get out now!

Anonymous said...

Until law enforcement steps up and hires additional manpower and has a more visible presence, AND until those proven guilty of crimes are actually sentenced to a lengthy term, nothing will change.

Anonymous said...

Hinds County law enforcement efforts are best served with Citizen Robert Graham in charge.

Shadowfax said...

Is that the same Robert Graham who lined his pockets while receiving an 'on duty' check while pocketing extra bucks for providing dispatcher training to recruits?

Can 9:24 cite something Graham has done to solve or lessen crime? (Doing the daily 'cap pop' report on WLBT fos six years doesn't count.)

Anonymous said...

Robert Graham just needs to go away...for a LONG stint.

Anonymous said...

Sarcasm Shadowfax ... sarcasm.

Anonymous said...

You people really needed to check out " the most wanted" posters in the Metro area.

kmo said...

"Get out now" and this "we win" attitude of Rankin countians is only acceptable when you figure that the most cosmopolitan place in which any of these people have ever spent an extended period of time is a Flowood Applebee's. I am amazed that these sucktards can't comprehend that a thriving capital city is crucial to the economy of this state. Without a true urban area, we'll continue to suffer brain drain and call poorly built subdivisions and shit-shilling chain restaurants "economic growth".

So go drink some sweet tea and enjoy a "3-for-$20" dinner. The thinking folk among us will continue to cry in the post-1 AM-served beer.

Anonymous said...

I live in Rankin County after living in NE Jackson for years. I've also lived in New York, NY and Texas.

Jackson is crap. I have to work downtown, and hate the potholes, nowhere to run out and eat (decent, that is), being afraid to stay after dark after a car break-in and a shooting at the Shell Station where I bought gas earlier in the day.

Back in the 70's and 80's Jackson was still fun. Very sad. I gave up and left.

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