Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sharber admitted to medical facility.

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey issued the following statement on Joseph Sharber's threats to shoot law enforcement officers:


We received word this morning from Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason that Joseph Sharber Jr. has been admitted into an unnamed medical facility for possible mental health treatment.  Sheriff Mason received notification from Sharber Sr., he knew of his son’s whereabouts.   Sheriff Mason assisted Sharber Sr. in getting his son admitted for treatment.

Our hope is Joseph Sharber Jr. is able to receive the medical attention he desperately needs.  We never take threats of this nature lightly and want to thank Sheriff Mason for playing a role in, what we hope, is an end to this story.

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sheriff Victor Mason helped get him into the mental facility. That sheriff is so dam crooked just like all the others. His entire force is crooked but hey the dumb citizens keep voting these clowns in. Like I say, come through Rankin with that crap and watch what happens.

Anonymous said...

Love these insincere kudos that pop up from time to time. Waiting for something real nice about Stokes.

Anonymous said...

With the type tirade he was on in the video, I hope they took him to Whitfield. They need to keep him for a long time. That type behavior does not get better in a week or two.

Anonymous said...

what a POS Victor, hiding him so Rankin Co couldnt find him..real nice dummy..
Whitfield will keep him for 3 days.
Your done Victor! What was your campaign slogan,
"No Excuses"

! SPOONER FOR SHERIFF!

Anonymous said...

That won't help you retain votes Victor, Hinds Co folks wanna feel safe too.

Wow Victor, ya hid him huh?

Absolutely laughable..

Anonymous said...

He wont be in Whitefield long, he won't want his family stealing his checks..

Anonymous said...

Wow, Tyrone had a boring day today. Find something to do besides bash Victor on the computer.

The Hinds sheriff has enough to deal with already and a lot has been brought on himself, but dang give the guy at least a sliver of credit for doing the right thing.

Anonymous said...

He is off streets.
On meds.
Will be arrested for outstanding issues.

Y'all need to stfu

Anonymous said...

Our 'esteemed' Legislature has consistently cut the Dept. of Mental Health's budget to the point that needed programs are being cut, buildings closed and personnel are being laid off...and, no, I am not a DMH employee. I am a very concerned citizen.

Apparently our 'esteemed' Governor is now considering calling a special legislative session to address our state's financial problems. If our elected officials can't get the job done during regular session, they should not receive any financial compensation for a special session. Get the job done the first time or personal expenses come out of their own pockets. No compensation of any kind.

My comment doesn't address Sharber Jr but the thread tilted toward mental health services so I decided to take that turn.

Don't rely on Whitfield or East MS State Hospital or regional mental health centers to provide needed services. The Legislature has put the DMH in chains.

Anonymous said...

2:59, it's slither of credit and NO! He and his band of Agency jumping dummies get NOTHING..
He should've turned him over to Rankin County and dealt with.

Victors done nothing to deserve credit, lies, firings, Lawsuits, patrolman working the jail for a months time, DOJ there about to take over..nope, he gets Nothing!

Anonymous said...

3:26, nobody knows of he's off the streets. Nobody gets in ANYWHERE if a beds not available, NO matter who's pushing it. Not that fast..
Just another lie from Victor and because of this BS PC world we live we live in, they don't force Meds on them either..
Because I use to work at several of them..

Victors lieing again, thats why he wo t say where he is, because he won't be a patient there..

Oh, wait a minute! It's CLASSIFIED HUH Victor..lmao !

Anonymous said...

Glad he is off the street for now. He will be out in a couple of weeks. Hope someone cares enough about him to stay on top of this.

Anonymous said...

An affidavit has to be signed, a bed open at the crisis center etc etc. you have to go through the crisis center or something like it and if you can't be "stabilized" (I.E. If the crazy meds aren't working out after two weeks) THEN AND ONLY THEN will do you go to Whitfield.

He's probably in a local hospital being held for 3-5 days if he's not at St. D behavioral health or Brentwood.

The drug treatment center isn't a viable speculation since its been defunded.



Anonymous said...

The Legislature has put the DMH in chains.

Good. The department is unaccountable. Rick Barry needs to go.

Anonymous said...

Is Rick Berry the reason you consider the DMH 'unaccountable' and therefore consider it 'good' that mental health services are being cut? If so,

All MH Board members are appointed by the governor and confirmed the the state Senate. My guess is that Mr. Berry is an attorney with political connections but with very limited mental health knowledge. I don't know him or any of the Board members. Actually had to do some googling to find his connection to the DMH.

My concern is for the individuals (children & adults) and families who need services for substance abuse and/or serious mental health issues and cannot get help.

I truly am interested in why you believe Rick Berry should 'go'/be relieved of his Board duties/resign. Possible that I will 100% agree with you.

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