Greenville – Time is running out for those with outstanding warrants in Greenville.
Approximately 1,000 people still owe more than $1 million in fines and court costs to the City of Greenville. Any of those individuals could face arrest later this month, if they don't settle their debts within the next two days.
Those owing fines have today and tomorrow left in an amnesty period, which will allow them to clear their records before a planned crackdown by law enforcement.
Paris – A traffic stop in Paris Thursday leads to the arrest of a sex offender who failed to register, plus a drug discovery.
A check for warrants for the vehicle occupants revealed that Ricky Patt had failing to register as a sex offender and was placed under arrest, along with another occupant for having outstanding traffic warrants.
Hunt County – One of two men sentenced to death row for a 1998 beating death in Hunt County has lost another appeal.
Former South Dakota residents Billy John Galloway and Kevin Scott Varga were both convicted in the capital murder trial of Maj. David Lawrence Logie.
On Wednesday, the 40-year-old Galloway lost the appeal, where he alleged ineffective assistance of counsel and a failure to present mitigating evidence of child abuse and drug abuse. Varga lost a similar appeal in April.