Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

January 15, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013


MERIDIAN —     The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following incidents from 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday.


    • 8600 block Collinsville Road, Meridian.

    • 6000 block Zero Road, Meridian.


    • 8100 block Lauderdale Toomsuba Road, Meridian.


    • 2200 block Russell Mt. Gilead Road, Meridian.

    • 8900 block Highway 493, Bailey.

    • 2700 block Campground Road, Lauderdale.


    • Zero Road, Meridian.

    • 23rd Avenue, Meridian.

    • Fourth Street / 20th Avenue, Meridian.

    • 23rd Avenue / Front Street, Meridian.

    • 22nd Avenue / D Street, Meridian.

    • I-20, Meridian.


    • 1900 block Goodhope Knox Road, Toomsuba.

Mississippi Highway Patrol

     Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop H reported reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday.

    • DUI — Michael D. Griffin, 37, 4898 Dale Drive, Marion.

    • DUI — Max W. Thomas, 47, 1633 W. Highland Avenue, Springfield, Mo.

Marion Police       Department

    The Marion Police Department reported no arrests between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday.

Fire Runs

    The Meridian Fire Department reported the following emergency runs between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Sunday.


    • EMS call, Poplar Springs Drive

    • Trash fire, Highway 11 & 80

    • Hazardous condition, 24th Street

    • Vehicle accident, 19th Avenue

    • Gas leak, Eighth Avenue

    • EMS call, Van Zyverden Road

    • False call, Ninth Avenue


    • False call, Fifth Street

    • False alarm, 24th Avenue

    • Gas leak, 24th Street


    • Building fire, St. Andrews Street

    • EMS call, 59th Place

    • Vehicle fire, Eighth Street

    • Vehicle accident, I 20    

    The Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire Departments reported the following emergency runs.  

    • EMS, Wildcat Road (Martin)

    • Assist other agency, Highway 145 S. (Clarkdale)

    • EMS, Schamberville Lane (Collinsville)

    • EMS, Alice Drive (Lauderdale)

    • Fire alarm, Willow Lake Road (Russell)

    • Vehicle fire, Highway 19 S. (Southeast)

    • Traffic accident, Centerhill Martin Road (Martin)

    • EMS, Lauderdale Toomsuba Road (Toomsuba)

    • EMS, Highway 19 N. (Suqualena)

    • Structure fire, Marion Drive (Marion, Russell, Northeast)

    • EMS, Lauderdale Road (Lauderdale)

    • Traffic accident, Zero / Springhill Road (Long Creek)

Ambulance Runs

    Metro Ambulance reported 39 emergency runs between 3 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Monday.

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