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November 28, 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 8:30 a.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday:

    • Driving Under the Influence (DUI), first offense – Kirk C. Carr, 44, 1709 Fifth St., Portsmouth, Ohio. Carr is also charged with improper lane usage.

    • Public drunk – Ricky Dewayne Ezell, 51, 1705 Old Marion Road, Meridian.

    • False identification information — Dentrey JaQuan Jones, 23, 107 Western Gardens, Apt. 107, Meridian.    

    • Shoplifting, $500 or more – Willis D. Smith III, 32, 4311 Fifth St., Building 11, Meridian.

    The Meridian Police Department reported the incidents between 12 a.m. Monday and 12 a.m. Tuesday:

Residential Burglary

     • 1300 block of 43rd Avenue, nighttime

Commercial Burglary

     • 2700 block of Davis, nighttime

Stolen Vehicle

     • 2200 block of 18th Avenue, left keys in vehicle; recovered

    • 1700 block of Fifth Avenue, recovered


Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests between 8:30 a.m.. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday:

    • Simple assault – Lyle Howard Watts, 59, 8325 Poplar Springs Drive, Lot 45, Meridian

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following incidents from 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Monday:


    • Russell-Mt. Gilead Road, Meridian


    • 8300 block, Poplar Springs Drive #42, Meridian


    • 9700 block, State Boulevard Extension, Meridian

Mississippi Highway Patrol

    Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop H reported no arrests

Fire Runs

    The Meridian Fire Department reported the following emergency runs between Wednesday and Tuesday:  


    Vehicle accident, Hwy 45 North

    Vehicle fire, Ashland Avenue

    Vehicle accident, Eighth Street


    Medical assist, Van Zyverden Road

    Natural vegetation fire, C Street

    Outside rubbish fire, 35th Avenue


    Lock-out, 22nd Avenue South

    Medical assist, 52nd Street

    Lock-out, 18th Avenue South


    EMS call, 23rd Street

    False alarm, 53rd Street

    Vehicle accident, Highway 19 South

    Cooking fire, 48th Avenue

    Outside rubbish fire, Old Marion Road

    Grass fire, 40th Street

    Vehicle accident, 25th Avenue


    Power line down, Poplar Springs Drive

    Cooking fire, Confederate Drive

    Vehicle accident, Highway 39 North


    Vehicle accident, Bonita Lakes Drive

    Rescue, EMS, Highway 39 North       

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