Meridian Star

September 20, 2013

Law Enforcement Reports: 9-20-13


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Meridian Police Department



The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.



    • Possession of marijuana, traffic — Troy Burge, born 1974, 22nd Street.

    • Interfering with operation of a school bus, Angelica Hill, born 1985, 71st Place.

    • Possession of a controlled substance — Michael Caraway, born 1985, North Pine Drive.

    • Contempt, simple assault/minor, false info — Savaush Armstrong, born 1980, South Street.

    • DUI, 2nd — Dustin L. Rose, born 1985, Chunky.

    • Possession of marijuana — Tyesha Thedford, born 1992, 11th Avenue

    • DUI, 2nd; traffic  — Kevin Boles, born 1968, Mobile, Ala.

    • Aggravated assault — Tradonious Leggette, 26, 107 71st Place





    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.   



    Armed robbery

     • At 1:47 a.m. Thursday morning, officers with the Meridian Police Department responded to an armed robbery that occurred in the 1300 block of Hamilton Avenue. Upon arrival they were informed that three black males and two black females forced their way into a room and robbed the occupants at gunpoint. Shortly afterwards, a person of interest was taken into custody by Meridian police. The case is under investigation.



    Commercial burglary

     • Shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday, Meridian police responded to a commercial burglary in the 1500 block of 10th Avenue. The owner showed police where entry was made through a door and miscellaneous items stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860.

     • At 2:43 p.m. Wednesday, Meridian police responded to a commercial burglary in the 600 block of 14th Avenue. Upon arrival they were shown how entry was made through a window but nothing was reported stolen.



    Residential burglary

     • Wednesday afternoon at 12:18 p.m., Meridian police responded to a residential burglary in the 1300 block of 6th Street. The owner showed police how entry was made by pulling the air conditioner out of the window. Miscellaneous items were stolen from the home.     

    • Wednesday afternoon at 3:19 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Greenwald Drive on a residential burglary call. Upon arrival they were shown how entry was made through a door and miscellaneous items were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860.

     • Wednesday night at 8:44 p.m., police responded to a burglary in the 3400 block of 17th Avenue. Upon arrival they were shown how entry was made by pulling an air conditioner out of a window. A TV was stolen from the home.



    Stolen vehicle

      At 5:12 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, police were called to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 2200 block of Highway 45 north. The owner advised the vehicle, a 1987 Chevy S-14 that is black in color, was stolen sometime in the last 24 hours. There is no tag displayed on the truck.



    Auto burglary        

     Police responded to an auto burglary at 7:56 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 700 block of Bonita Lakes Drive. The owner showed police where entry was made through a door and tools were stolen.



Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department



The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.



    • Malicious mischief/vandalism — Scelcia Devon Carlisle, 25, 200 23rd St., Meridian.

    • DUI, 1st offense; careless driving — Mark Arnold Chandler, 49, 2992 Atwood Road, Meridian

    • DUI, 1st offense; no drivers license — James Larry Daniels, 64, 810 McLeod Ave., Leakesville, Miss.

    • Contempt of court — Willie Mitchell Hamilton, 40, 29 Gates Lane, Quitman

    • Possession of marijuana, 1st offense, contempt of court — Tyeshia T. Thedford, 2204 11th Ave., Meridian

    • Hold or outside agency — Terrell Lamar Wilson, 27, 1418 16th St., Meridian.



Anyone with information about any of these crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860.