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YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Investigating Officer(s): Det. T. Armstrong, Det. S. Murphy
Incident No.: 004343-25H-2018
Case Description: Katherine Brown death investigation

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DATE SEARCH WARRANT RECEIVED

August 30, 2018

DATE AND TIME SEARCH CONDUCTED

September 1, 2018

at 10:00 a.m.

COPY OF WARRANT AND RECEIPT FOR ITEMS LEFT WITH

Langston Brown, school principal

Yoknapatawpha High School
101 Charger Loop
Oxford, MS 38655

INVENTORY IN THE PRESENCE OF

Detectives Ted Armstrong and Samantha Murphy of the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department and Langston Brown, school principal.

 

I received the attached search warrant August 30, 2018, and have executed it as follows:

On September 1, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., I searched the person or premises described in the warrant and left a copy of the warrant with Langston Brown, school principal.

 

INVENTORY OF PERSON OR PROPERTY TAKEN PURSUANT TO THE WARRANT

Girls' Locker Room, Gymnasium

  • 004343-54: One (1) Yoknapatawpha High School cheerleading uniform, size small

Athletic Equipment Storage

  • 004343-55: One (1) Yoknapatawpha High School cheerleading uniform, size large
  • 004343-56 through 004343-60: Five (5) twirling batons, 3/8-inch x 28 inches

School locker assigned to Jennifer Adams

  • 004343-61: One (1) One (1) team photograph of the Yoknapatawpha High School cheer squad dated 2018-2019
  • 004343-62: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department

School locker assigned to Cody Brown

  • 004343-63: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department
  • 004343-64: One (1) box of "Katy for Homecoming Queen" posters

School locker assigned to Katherine Irene Brown

  • 004343-65: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department
  • 004343-66: One (1) handwriting-filled notebook labeled "Private"
  • 004343-67 and 004343-68: Two (2) photographs depicting Tim Howorth and Katy Brown
  • 004343-69: One (1) team photograph of the Yoknapatawpha High School cheer squad dated 2018-2019

School locker assigned to Sherry Gayle Guyton

  • 004343-70: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department

School locker assigned to Timothy James Howorth

  • 004343-71: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department
  • 004343-72: One (1) photograph depicting Tim Howorth and Katy Brown

School locker assigned to Paula Kruse

  • 004343-73: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department
  • 004343-74: One (1) lip color, shade: scarlet

School locker assigned to Wanda Kay Martin

  • 004343-75: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department

School locker assigned to Hugh Shapiro

  • 004343-76: One (1) team photograph of the Yoknapatawpha High School cheer squad dated 2018-2019
  • 004343-77: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department

Office assigned to Holly Beri Puskus

  • 004343-78 through 004343-86: Nine (9) flyers for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department
  • 004343-87 through 004343-90: Four (4) team photographs of the Yoknapatawpha High School cheer squad dated 2018-2019
  • 004343-91 and 004343-92: Two (2) twirling batons, 3/8-inch x 28 inches

Office assigned to Vaughn Roberts

  • 004343-93: One (1) flyer for Katy Brown memorial sponsored by the YHS Athletic Department

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I swear that this inventory is a true and detailed account of the person or property taken by me on the warrant.

//Ted Armstrong
Detective - Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

Subscribed, sworn to, and returned before me this 4th day of September, 2018.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge

Warrant

Yoknapatawpha County Court

in the

State of Mississippi

In the matter of the search of:

SEARCH WARRANT

101 Charger Loop
Oxford, MS 38655

Case Number: 004343-25H-2018

To Detective Ted Armstrong and any Authorized Officer of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.

Affidavit(s) having been made before me by Detective Ted Armstrong

who has reason to believe that on the premises known as

Yoknapatawpha High School located at 101 Charger Loop, Oxford, MS which is a red brick, two-story, public education facility and curtilage, shown by public record as owned by Yoknapatawpha County which premises include the following areas: girls' locker room in the YHS gymnasium; YHS athletic equipment storage spaces; school locker assigned to Jennifer Adams; school locker assigned to Cody Brown; school locker assigned to Katherine Irene Brown; school locker assigned to Sherry Gayle Guyton; school locker assigned to Timothy James Howorth; school locker assigned to Paula Kruse; school locker assigned to Wanda Kay Martin; school locker assigned to Hugh Shapiro; office assigned to Holly Beri Puskus; office assigned to Vaughn Roberts; ;

in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, there is now concealed a person or property, namely

Yoknapatawpha High School cheerleading uniform(s); any blunt instrument approximately 1 cm in diameter with rounded edges and a smooth face; documents mentioning Katherine Irene "Katy" Brown; photographs showing Katherine Irene "Katy" Brown; hair samples from Leonberger dogs; blond or light-colored hairs approximately 2 cm in length consistent with Leonberger dog hair; scarlet shade lip color;

and as I am satisfied that there is probable cause to believe that the person or property so described is now concealed on the person or premises above described and that grounds for application for issuance of the search warrant exist as stated in the supporting affidavit(s).

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to search on or before September 10, 2018 (not to exceed 10 days) the person or property specified, serving this warrant and making the search in the daytime (6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.). If the person or property be found there seize same, leaving a copy of this warrant and receipt for the person or property taken and prepare a written inventory of the person or property seized and promptly return this warrant to US Judge or Magistrate,

At Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi

Dated this August 30, 2018 at 3:20 p.m.

//Harold R. McAfee
Yoknapatawpha County Court Judge


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