The Administrative Offices of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday.
All offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
The Administrative Offices of the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.
All offices will open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
The intersection of Highway 61 & Highway 4 is closed until further notice. All traffic is asked to to use an alternative route if traveling through Tunica County, Mississippi.
The Administrative Offices of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office will be closed on Monday, December 25th & Tuesday, December 26th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
All offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER
(December 15, 2017- January 1, 2018)
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office will be out in full force for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over blitz. Various checkpoints and saturations will be set up to detain those who choose to drink and drive and hopefully deter others from drinking and driving.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is a public safety campaign initiative involving state, city and county law enforcement officers across the United States. It will be implemented during a two and a half week period encompassing the Christmas/ New Year’s Holidays. (December 15, 2017 – January 1, 2018)
During holiday seasons, an increased number of drivers are on the road; and being safe, by all means, is always of the utmost importance. As always, you should wear your seatbelts, utilize child restraints and obey all traffic laws. Together, we can make this community safe for traveling. Tunica County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to use these tips to plan safe travel:Designate a non-drinking driver to make sure you and everyone with you arrive home safely. Don’t get in a car with someone who has been drinking. Obey all traffic laws to ensure safety to and from your destination. Do not provide or purchase alcohol to anyone underage
Sheriff KC Hamp encourages everyone to enjoy this holiday period. Please remember that the law requires you to be 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages. Be safe and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Administrative Offices of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office will be closed on Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
All offices will reopen on Monday, November 27, 2017.
The Administrative Offices of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday.
All offices will reopen on Monday, November 13, 2017.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a missing person investigation. On Thursday, October 26, 2017 about 9:45 p.m., the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Tunica Cut-off for a welfare check. Deputies attempted to be make contact with a Walter Bauman, who had been out in his boat earlier that day. The MS Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, Tunica Fire Department and Desoto County Rescue also assisted in the search.
On today’s day, October 27, 2017, the search for Mr. Bauman continued. Mr. Bauman’s boat was located, along with some personal items. At this time, Mr. Bauman is classified as missing.
Walter Bauman is described as a 66 year old, white male, blue eyes, brown hair, 5’10” in height and weighing 155 lbs.
Please contact the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office at (662) 363-1411, if you come in contact with Mr. Walter Bauman.
Tameka Carodine Wade
Mrs. Tameka Carodine Wade was located today, October 19, 2017 just after 1:00 p.m. in Memphis, Tennessee. Murray Wade is currently in custody at the Memphis Police Department.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a missing person investigation. On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 about 12:00 p.m., Mrs. Tameka M. Carodine Wade was last seen in a 2001 Ford F150, black in color, leaving her residence on Bright Corner Road in Dundee, MS. The vehicle was being driven and registered to her estranged husband, Murray Wade.
At this time, Mrs. Wade is still missing, possibly endangered and has an active protection order against her estranged husband.
Mrs. Wade is 37 years of age, 4’9” in height, weighing 120 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.
Murray Wade is 63 years of age, 5’8” in height, weighing 165 lbs with a clean-shaven head and brown eyes.
If anyone has any information concerning the whereabouts of Mrs. Tameka Wade or Mr. Murray Wade, please contact the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at (662) 363-1411 or Tunica Crime Stoppers at (662) 910-0400.