Father accused of shaking baby back in jail

Published 12:29 pm Friday, March 21, 2014

A father accused of shaking his infant son to death was back in jail this morning after posting a reduced bail late last week.

Jamaro South, 29, who lists an address on China Street, was held without bail this morning in the Warren County Jail for a probation violation.

South was released on $25,000 bail late Friday in a first-degree murder case in the death of his 6-month-old son, Jamaro Carter Jr.

Warren County Judge Johnny Price reduced South’s bail from $1 million to $25,000 during a hearing Friday morning, and South posted bail late Friday according to jail records.

South was arrested Dec. 16 and charged with first-degree murder. His son died the previous day at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

The toddler was shaken to death, police have said.

South is represented by attorney Chris Green.

 

Man jailed in rape case

A Vicksburg man accused of beating and attempting to rape a  young victim was jailed this morning.

Jarvis White, 20, who lives on South Street, was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted rape, Vicksburg police Lt. Sandra Williams.

White is accused of assaulting and attempting to rape a girl younger than 18 on Thursday, Williams said.

The girl was able to escape and a neighbor called police, Williams said.

The victim was taken to River Region Medical Center where she was treated and released, Williams said.

White was held in lieu of $15,000 bail this morning in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility.

 

Accused stabber arrested

A Vicksburg man accused of stabbing his roommate in a fight earlier this month was in jail this morning.

Louis Qualls, 47, who lives on South Frontage Road, was arrested at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for aggravated assault, Vicksburg police Lt. Sandra Williams said.

Qualls is accused of stabbing his roommate during a fight on March 2, Williams said.

Qualls was held in lieu of $15,000 bail this morning in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility.

 

Man held in embezzlement

A Vicksburg man accused of stealing from his employer was held without bail this morning.

Michael Johnson, 39, who lives on U.S. 61 South, was arrested at 2 p.m. at Cappaert Manufactured Housing where he was employed and charged with embezzlement, Vicksburg police Lt. Sandra Williams said.

Johnson is accused of taking property from the business, and the items were recovered in his vehicle, WIlliams said.

Johnson was held without bail this morning in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility.