Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

April 30, 2014

Law Enforcement Reports: 4-30-14

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 9 a.m. April 25 and 9 a.m. Tuesday:

    • Disorderly conduct/failure to obey law enforcement officer – Jessica Davis, 37, 1318 19th St., G-6, Meridian.

    • Domestic violence – Henry E. Gowdy, 50, 1213 17th St., B-2, Meridian.

    • Possession of controlled substance – Hanna S. Ivy, 21, 2599 Highway 18 East, Quitman.

    • Shoplifting, $500 or more – JaMarco TyPrice, 36, 1949 Old Marion Road, Lot #2, Meridian.

    • Felon in possession o firearm – Travell Q. Lanier, 21, 6300 Place, C-17, Meridian.

    • Shoplifting – Zandra Riketta Nelson, 34, 133 Shelton Road, Cuba, Ala.

    • Simple assault – Michael Glenn Payne, 38, 503 41st Ave., Meridian.

    • Robbery, armed – DeWayne Leverne Simmons, 28, 4356 Butts Road, Toomsuba.

    • DUI, first offense – Cythia Nicole Williams, 28, 1210 46th Ave., Meridian. Williams also faces charges for malicious mischief/vandalism, driving without liability insurance and driving with a suspended license.

    Incident Reports

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents from April 25 to Tuesday:


    • 2300 block of 17th Avenue

    • 1000 block of 19th Street

    • 1800 block of 26th Avenue

    • 2100 block of 23rd Avenue

    • 4300 block of 33rd Avenue

    • 2900 block of Highway 39 North

Commercial Burglary

    • 2400 block of South Frontage Road

Auto Burglaries

    • 1700 block of 28th Avenue.

    • 4300 block of Country Club Drive

    • 1700 block of 8th Avenue

    • 100 block of Highway 11 & 80

    • 800 block of 45th Avenue

    • 1800 block of Highway 39 North

Residential Burglaries

    • 1300 block of 19th Street. 

    • 1000 block of Church Avenue.

    • 500 block of 56th Avenue.


    At 8:24 p.m., on April 27, Meridian police officers responded to the 600 block of 55th Avenue. Officers arrived within 1 minute and determined that the house had been shot into. Case is under investigation.

    Meridian Police Officers responded to 18 additional shots fired calls. Although, some of these were multiple calls for the same when officers arrived on scene they were unable to locate any evidence to support the calls.

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests between 9 a.m. April 25 and 9 a.m. Tuesday:

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