KIX 92.1Oldies 98.397.9 The BeatQ-102Delta Country 105.7Star 101KIX 92.7WNIXWNLA AM 1380

Reward Amount Doubles in Search for Desoto County Suspect


HERNANDO, Miss.–The reward being offered for info that leads to the capture of DeSoto County escapee and career criminal Joshua Zimmerman has been doubled. The U.S. Marshals Service is now offering $10,000.

Sheriff Thomas Tuggle said this weekend he believes Zimmerman, who has connections to Memphis and Connecticut, and who potentially faces a charge in a fatal shooting in Houston, Texas, has likely left Mississippi. But, he is still urging people to keep a sharp lookout and to consider Zimmerman armed and dangerous.
Zimmerman was able to get away in civilian clothes Friday morning. He was at the courthouse in Hernando for a hearing.
He faces an attempted murder charge and other felonies in DeSoto County.