Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

June 5, 2014

Law Enforcement Reports: 6-5-14

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department

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

    • Uttering Forgery – Amanda Day, 24, 6707 Causeyville Road, Meridian. Day also faces an additional charge of uttering forgery and contempt of court.

    • Possession of marijuana – Aikiev Griffin, 20, 2813 Edgewood Drive, Meridian. Griffin also faces a charge of a tint violation.    

    • Disturbing the peace – Eloise Ballentine, 49, 1406 14th Avenue, Meridian.

    • Disturbing the peace – Georgia Chapman, 51, 3123 5th Street, Meridian.

    • Simple assault/domestic violence – Deshawndrick L. Griffin, 25, 2226 35th Avenue, Meridian.

    • Shoplifting – Aakeem Hudnall, 23, 1611 5th Street, Meridian.

    Incident Reports

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents from 9 a.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday:


    • 1200 block of 22nd Avenue Heights.

Residential Burglary

    • 2000 block of Mosby Road.

    • 2300 block of 32nd Avenue.

Stolen Vehicles

    •  Victim reported to MPD front desk officer that two vehicles had been rented out and not returned.


    •  MPD responded to a local hospital and determined victim had been shot in the leg.

    • Meridian police officers responded to 2 additional shots-fired calls; officers were unable to locate evidence to support the calls.

Lauderdale County Sheriff's      Department

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

    • Disturbance of family – Charles R. Howington, 57, 2864 Highway 496, Meridian. Howington also faces a charge of malicious mischief/vandalism.

    • Burglary-commercial – James Mcguire, 25, 2479 Old 8th Street Road, Meridian. Mcguire also faces two other charges of burglary in a dwelling.    

    • Aggravated assault – George Riordan Jr., 31, 1630 Skyline Road, Meridian.     


    Incident Reports

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



    • 3700 block of Lauderdale Road, Lauderdale.

    • 6700 block of Seals Drive, Meridian.

    • 4800 block of Arundel, Meridian.

Fire Runs

    The Meridian Fire Department reported the following fire runs between 9 a.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday:

    • False alarm, Cottage Lane.

    • Medical assist, 40th Avenue.

    • Vehicle accident, State Boulevard.

    • Vehicle accident, North Frontage Road.


    The Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire departments reported the following runs between 9 a.m. on Tuesday and 9 a.m. on Wednesday:

    • EMS, Ponta Street. (Northeast)

    • EMS, Lee Roberts Road South. (Long Creek)


Ambulance Runs

    Metro Ambulance reported 58 emergency runs Wednesday by 3 p.m.

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