Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

July 23, 2013

July 23, 2013


MERIDIAN — Lauderdal County Sheriff’s Department


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

    • DUI — Ricky L. Dix, 48, 255 South Clayton Rd., New Lebanon, Ohio.

    • Disorderly conduct — Donovan Evans, 25, 2307 West 4th St., Meridian.

    • Public drunk — Shalan M. Graham, 26, 5438 Fish Lodge Rd., Lauderdale.

    • DUI — Eddie L. Harbin, 46, 2684 Hwy. 496, Meridian.

    • Possession of marijuana — Jeremiah D. Jones, 18, 8968 Lockhart Trailer Rd., Meridian.

    • Contraband in jail — Christopher G. Lindsey, 27, EMCF, Meridian.

    • Petty larceny — Elizabeth A. Manns, 31, 2357 Hwy. 19 S., Meridian.

    • Felony DUI — Matthew R. Rogerson, 37, 5250 110th St., Jacksonville, FL.

    • Public drunk — Bryan M. Sturm, 34, 6332 Mosley Laise Rd., Meridian.

    • Possession of cocaine — Carolyn H. Thornton, 66, 1133 Biloxi St., Jackson.

    • DUI — Dexter Underwood, 21, 523 CR 440, Quitman.

    • Exploitation of children — Kenneth M. Wallace, 49, 11344 Julius Tucker Dr., Collinsville.

    • Possession of marijuana — Joseph M. Welch, 24, 107 North Larrison St., Wilmot, AK.

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


    • Russell Mt. Gilead Rd., Meridian

    • North Hills St., Meridian.

    • 1400 block Old Wire Rd., Meridian.

    • South Frontage Rd., Meridian.


    • 2600 block Campground Rd., Meridian.

    • 400 block Harper Rd., Meridian.

    Suspicious vehicle

    • 1700 block George Butler Rd., Meridian.


    • 2300 block Hwy. 496, Meridian.


    • 10500 block Hwy. 493, Bailey.


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

    • DUI — Henry E. Massey, 55, 8670 Hwy. 493, Bailey.

    • Probation violation — Dewayne D. Pruitt, 22, 1619 33rd Ave., Meridian.

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

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


    • Vehicle fire, 11th Ave.

    • Vehicle fire, 3rd Ave.

    • False alarm, Hwy. 39 N.

    • Outside rubbish fire, 3rd St.

    • Unauthorized burning, Arthur St.


    • Vehicle fire, Front St.

    • Building fire, Pacific St.

    • Elec. wiring/equip., 44th Ave.

    • Extrication of victim, 22nd Ave.


    • Medical assist, 14th St.

    • EMS call, 11th St.

    • Grass fire, Hwy. 45 By-pass.

    • Hazardous conditions, Marion Dr.

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