Tuesday, December 19, 2017


Theres Apel got the scoop of the week as she reported on how a brave little boy captured the Grinch before he could steal Christmas.

It all began with this phone call.

Which led to this.


Anonymous said...

So, all in all, the kid tied up the 911 line while people are having heart attacks, being robbed, involved in car accidents, etc. Not only was he unsupervised enough to call 911, but he is being rewarded for his behavior by the police patronizing him and the Clarion keeping this on the front page for two days in a row.

I just hope that kid doesn't start calling 911 on other folks he deems as a nuisance or troublemaker.

Kingfish said...

Let me guess. Your favorite episode of the Little Rascals was the episode where the mean old principal fired the teacher because she dared to have a birthday party for one of the little kids at school.

Anonymous said...

What a Scrooge 3:32 PM is! I love these happy stories, particularly during the Holidays. Thank Heavens the child knew how to dial 911. And, FYI, there are more than just one operators. Nothing was lost by his relying on the police to help him.

Anonymous said...

You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch. He needs to get the "Uncle George" treatment. I think I'll go pick up a few Roman candles on the way home. Yum Yum Eat 'em Up.

Anonymous said...

Has the Grinch bonded out? If so, I'm pretty sure he is 3:32.

Anonymous said...

Teaching the kid to be a snitch. Won't end well.

Anonymous said...

That’s a nice story and all, but I’m more interested in heading to Byram to see if I can get pulled over for some minor traffic offenses....

Anonymous said...

@3:32 PM is the sort of troll who gives JJ trolls a bad name. No doubt a Jackson Fake Press refugee.

Anonymous said...

LOL. I'm thinking 3:32 is the one who accused someone of "eating their children". The type of person who takes great pride in being able to "turn a phrase" without using vulgar language. Effete' to say the least.

Anonymous said...

3:32 here, everyone love to be hating on logic and reason but ... the Grinch ain't real and this ain't cute! This is like saying "Aww that's cute" and giving a kid a hug when he says "1 + 1 = 3." It's not like there is a shortage of Christmas spirit or cute kids so much that we must broadcast this bizarre episode of misuse of local police and emergency communications.

Louis LeFleur said...

I'm hanging with Anon. 8:16 on this one. It was moderately cute the first time or two that I saw it, but it's been rebroadcast so many times in so many places now, even the national news, that a) I'm sick of seeing it and b) it wasn't really that cute in the first place. Kind of dumb/silly really. And now it even makes JJ? Really? Call me a Grinch, fine. Just not a Scrooge.

Anonymous said...

Grinches may not be real, but Grouches certainly are.

Anonymous said...

The same people who hate on this are the same people that complain that the police don’t do enough community outreach. The Byram PD totally made the best of this and manufactured some great PR. And the kid wants to be a police officer when he grows up! This is definitely something that the kid and his family will hold on to for the rest of his life. I’m sure the PD gave him a quick lesson on 911 etiquette after the fact in an educational manner. Good job, Mississippi.

Anonymous said...

I bet Christmas is a blast in the household of some of these folks making nasty comments. It does prove that there really are a lot of Grinches out there trying to steal Christmas

Louis LeFleur said...

I ain' hatin', ain' bein' nasty either. A merry and 911-free Christmas to all!

Anonymous said...

What a waste of taxpayer funded dollars and resources! How many other kids will be encouraged to do the same thing after hearing of this story, and how many lives will be put at risk when a legitimate 911 call gets delayed to a dispatcher because of one of these stunts? Shame on the Byram PD for glorifying this immaturity.

Other than that, Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Based on some of the comments more arrest need to be made!

Anonymous said...

How can a five-year-old be considered immature? Wonderful story! Some of you are nucking futs.... Merry Christmas to all! Yes even the losers at 3:32 and 9:24.

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