Meridian Star

February 22, 2014

Law Enforcement Reports: 2-22-14


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department



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

    • Fleeing and eluding in motor vehicle — Natalie L. Cole, 27, 1906 26th Ave., Meridian.

    • Public drunk — Gary O. Hawkins, 29, 1212 47th Ave., Meridian.

    • Possession of paraphernalia — Robert C. Haskin, 29, 41 Cord Road, Meridian.

    • Disorderly conduct — Gary O. Hawkins, 30, 3416 Paulding St., Meridian.



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

    Auto Burglary

    At 9:54 a.m. Thursday, a victim came to the police department to report an auto burglary that occurred in the 700 block of Highway 19 S.

    Residential Burglary

    • At 9:23 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to a burglary in the 2500 block of 31st Avenue.

    • At 5:33 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a burglary in the 6200 block of Oakland Park Street.

    • At 7:16 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a burglary in the 3100 block of 15th Avenue.

    • At 6:20 a.m. Thursday, police responded to a burglary in the 600 block of 49th Avenue.

    • At 9:28 a.m. Thursday, police responded to a burglary in the 1600 block of 36th Avenue.

    • At 12:12 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a burglary in the 1000 block of 24th Street.

    • At 5:56 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a burglary in the 2600 block of 24th Avenue.



Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department



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

    • Felon in possession of firearm — Christopher B. Cooks, 36, 6280 Oxford Road, Lauderdale.

    • DUI — Deborah A. Mendius, 63, 5824 Oak St., Meridian.

    • Underage consumption of alcohol — Milton E. Starky Jr., 18, 1903 9th Ave., Meridian.

    • DUI — Eddie R. Terry, 49, 427 Hook Road, Porterville.

    • Possession of methamphetamine — Joshua D. Utley, 26, 2977 Rob Sims Road, Meridian.

    

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

    Assault

    • 2900 block Russell Camp Road, Meridian.

    DUI

    • State Blvd. Ext., Meridian.

    • Lauderdale Toomsuba Road, Meridian.

    Fight

    • Hwy. 145, Meridian.



MS Highway Patrol



    Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop H reported no arrests between 8 a.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday.



Marion Police Department



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



Circuit Court



    The following dispositions were handed down in the circuit court of Lauderdale County Jan. 27 thru February 21.

    • Transfer of cocaine, Lasandra Denise Harris, 10 yrs. MDOC, 8 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Felony DUI, John Oatrick Wright Jr., blind plea with sentencing set for March 28.

    • Felony shoplifting, Robert Earl Dawson, 5 yrs. MDOC, 4 yrs. suspended, 4 yrs. probation.

    • Burglary, Earlie Ragsdale, Jr., 5 yrs. MDOC, 4 1/2 yrs. suspended, 4 yrs. probation.

    • Armed robbery, Marquis Melvin Roshard Reid, 25 yrs. MDOC, 20 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Embezzlement, Rebecca Cross, blind plea sentencing set for June 13.

    • Aggravated assault, Porsha Clark, 10 yrs. MDOC, 10 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Shooting into a motor vehicle, james Dennis Stevens Jr., 5 yrs. MDOC.

    • Drive by shooting, James Dennis Stevens Jr., 30 yrs. MDOC, 25 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Burglary, Michael Carlos French, 3 yrs. MDOC.

    • Felony DUI, Lacory Q. Jimison, 4 yrs. MDOC, 3 yrs. suspended, 4 yrs. probation.

    • Accessory after the fact, Tony Kimble, blind plea.

    • Kidnapping, Darren Houston, 20 yrs. MDOC, 19 yrs. suspended, 3 yrs. probation.

    • Felon in possession of firearm, Carlando Martin, 1 yr. MDOC.

    • Possession of cocaine, Rodney Noble, 2 yrs. MDOC w/o parole.

    • Burglary, Rodney Noble, 7 yrs. MDOC, 7 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Contraband in jail, Spencer Whitfield, 10 yrs. MDOC, 10 yrs. suspended consecutive to 6 yrs. to serve.

    • Sale of cocaine, Dekoyious Reed, 25 yrs. MDOC, 20 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Felony DUI, Dekoyious Reed, 4 yrs. MDOC.

    • Revocation for burglary, Elizabeth Stewart, 4 1/2 yrs. MDOC.

    • Revocation for kidnapping, Andrew Dunnigan, 10 yrs. MDOC.

    • Armed robbery, Devonte May, 20 yrs. MDOC, 15 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Possession of cocaine, William C. Jordan, 2 yrs. MDOC, 2 yrs. suspended, 2 yrs. probation.

    • Possession of methamphetamine, Kevin Thomas Bishop, 3 yrs. MDOC w/o parole.

    • Possession of methamphetamine, Kevin Thomas Bishop, 16 yrs. MDOC, 16 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.

    • Sale of cocaine, Sedrick Fox, 30 yrs. MDOC, 20 yrs. suspended, 5 yrs. probation.



Fire runs



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

    • False alarm, 11th Street

    • Vehicle accident, Hwy. 11/80.

    • Vehicle accident, Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Drive

    • Vehicle accident, 9th Street

    • Vehicle accident, 8th Street

    • Vehicle accident, 8th Street

    • False alarm, South Frontage Road          



    The volunteer fire departments reported the following emergency runs between 8 a.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday.

    • Assist other agency, Minnow Bucket Road (Lauderdale)

    • Brush fire, Chicken House Road (Lauderdale, Toomsbua)

    • Brush fire, Hwy. 11/80 (Toomsuba)

    • Structure fire, North Suqualena Meehan Road (Meehan, Lost Gap, Suqualena)

    • EMS, Grissom Road (Bailey)



Ambulance runs



    Metro Ambulance reported 34 emergency runs between 3 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Friday.