HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A law enforcement official says three people
have been arrested and two of them have been charged with capital
murder in the fatal shootings of two Mississippi police officers
during a weekend traffic stop in Hattiesburg.
Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public
Safety, tells The Associated Press that 29-year-old Marvin Banks and
22-year-old Joanie Calloway have each been charged with two counts
ofcapital murder, and Banks’ 26-year-old brother, Curtis Banks, has
been charged with two counts of accessory after thefact of capital
Strain also says Marvin Banks also faced other charges.
He says officers arrested the three Hattiesburg residents at different
locations overnight without resistance following Saturday night’s
It wasn’t immediately known if those arrested had lawyers.
Credit: Associated Press