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Sheriff’s Department requests public’s help

The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to locate Linnzell Washington, said Chief Deputy Shane Tucker.

A bench warrant for contempt of court was issued for Washington, 25, of 214 N. Haugh Ave., Tucker said. The warrant was issued by the Mississippi Department of Corrections and, according to a Facebook post from the department, Washington has contacts in Picayune, the New Orleans East area, Lumberton and Columbia. Tucker said Washington also has a warrant with MDOC for probation violation.

Anyone with information on Washington’s location can call the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office at 601-798-5528.