Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

May 30, 2014

Law Enforcement Reports: 5-30-14

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 9 a.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday:

    • Simple assault, domestic – Jabentae D. Grady, 28, 8884 Kewanee Road, Meridian.

    • Simple assault on a minor – Marquinta Harris, 37, 4032 58th Place, Meridian.

    • Simple assault – Jacoby Dixon, 21, 619 MLK, Meridian.

    • False report of crime – Laporche Jones, 23, 2015 Mosby Road, Meridian.

    • Misdemeanor embezzlement – Catherine B. Powe, 54, 1210 22nd Avenue Heights, Meridian.

    • Simple assault –     Robert W. Haskins, 30, 7183 Jimmy Smith Road, Meridian.

    • Petit larceny – Pablo R. Hernandez II, 25, 29987 County Line Loop, Meridian.

    Incident Reports

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents from Wednesday to


Auto Burglary

    • 2300 block of Front Street. Entry was gained through a door.


    At 11:37 p.m., on May 28, Meridian police responded to a shooting call in the 1800 block 24th Street. Officers arrived and determined two vehicles had been shot into. No one was injured and the cases are still under investigation.

Lauderdale County Sheriff's        Department


    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests between 9 a.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday:

    • Sale of cocaine, two counts – Maurice Redell, 50, 2230 34th Ave., Marion.

    • Possession of marijuana, more than 30 grams – Sanduan Artez Dubose, 31, 1438 46th Ave., Meridian.

    • Sale of cocaine – Marcus Antonio Green, 39, 3520 15th St., Meridian..

    • Driving Under the Influence (DUI), first offense  – Bobby Lewis Havard, 32, Meridian. Havard also faces a charge for possession of marijuana, less than 30 grams.    • Possession of cocaine –Dentrey JaQuan Jones, 24, 330 56 Manning St., Meridian.

    • Sale of marijuana, less than 30 grams – Thomas Ray Smith, 28, 3303 27th St., Meridian.    • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute – Cordarro Tingle, 27, 602 56th Ave., Meridian. Tingle also faces a charge for possession of stolen firearm.    • DUI, first offense – David Morris Underwood, 25, 1002 Jones St., Albertville, Ala.

    • Probation violation/Parole – Curtis Hopson, 71. 5246 Seth Cobb Road, Lauderdale.

    Incident Reports

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following incidents  between 9 a.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday:



    • 8900 block of Highway 19 North, Meridian.

    • 2500 block of Freedom Baptist Church Road, Meridian.

Stolen vehicle

    • 500 block o Poplar Ridge Road, Meridian.

Rape or attempted rape

    • Marion/Woods/ Unknown Area, Meridian.

Intoxicated driver

    • Highway 39 North Frontage Road, Meridian.

Fire Runs

    The Meridian Fire Department reported the following fire runs for Wednesday:

    • Rubbish Fire, 20th Avenue

    • Vehicle Accident, Highway 45 North

    • Vehicle Accident, Royal Road

    • Vehicle Accident, Highway 45 North

Ambulance Runs

    Metro Ambulance reported 42 emergency runs Thursday at 3 p.m.

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