Meridian Star

Law Enforcement

October 16, 2012

10-16-12 Law Enforcement Reports


MERIDIAN —     The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following incidents from 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday:


    • 4400 block Experimental Station Road, Meridian.

    • 5300 block Vimville Causeyville Road, Meridian


    • 3400 block Lick Skillet Road, Meridian.

    • 8500 block Wilson Dale Road, Meridian.


    • 4000 block Whipporwill Lane, Meridian.


    • Front Street, Meridian.

    Investigate Suspicious Vehicle

    • 800 block Carl Harper, Meridian.

     Stop Suspicious Vehicle

    • 22nd Avenue/I-20, Meridian

    • Lauderdale County Properties, Meridian

    • B Street, Meridian

    • Dale Drive, Meridian

Mississippi         Highway Patrol

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

    • DUI, refusal to take test — Matthew G. Cross, 25, 9314 Lauderdale Toomsuba, Lot 12, Toomsuba.

    • DUI of other substance – QuinCharles D. McWilliams, 21, 2220 13th Ave., Meridian.

    • DUI, first offense – Lurie D. Thompson, 64, 301 Monroe St., York, Ala.

Marion Police    Department

    The Marion Police Department reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday:

    • Disorderly conduct/failure to obey law enforcement, two counts – Terry Baskins, 51, Homeless. Baskins is also charged with public profanity.

    • DUI, second offense – Micheal J. Grace, 31, 404 Dock Gator Road, Daleville.

    • Public drunk – Eddie Dale Keaton Jr., 29, 211 North Hills St., 14, Meridian. Keaton is also charged with disorderly conduct/failure to obey law enforcement officer, two counts.

    • Disorderly conduct/failure to obey law enforcement officer – Jeffery McKinnis, 44, County Road 26701, Shubuta. McKinnis is also charged with begging.

Fire Runs

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

Oct. 12

    • Vehicle accident

24th Street

40th Avenue

    • Good intent call

23rd Street

Oct. 13

    • Building fire

23rd Street

    • Service call    

23rd Street

    • False alarm    

Highway 45 North

Azalea Drive

    • Vehicle accident

Highway 19 South

Oct. 14

    • Power line down

42nd Avenue


    The Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire Departments reported the following emergency runs from Oct. 11-Monday:

    • Wreck

Clear Creek Drive (Russell VFD)

    • Fire alarm

Serton Road (Lauderdale/Center Ridge/Toomsuba)

    • EMS                Suqualena Road (Suqualena)

    • Structural Fire

Valley Road (South/Clarkdale/Lost Gap)

    • EMS

Highway 80 West (Meehan)

    • MVA, w/injuries

Shelton Shelby Road (Toomsuba)

    • MVA

Marion Drive (Marion)

    • Accident, w/injuries    Highway 495 (Bailey)

    • EMS

Bolen Long Creek Road (Vimville)

    • Assist (wreck)

I-59 North (South)

    • EMS

Old Highway 19 SE (Whynot)

    • Accident, no injuries

Mile marker 169 (Toomsuba)

    • EMS

Old Highway 19 SE (Whynot)

    • Structural Fire

Marion-Russell Road (Marion/Russell/Toomsuba)

    • Accident,w/injuries    Long Creek Road/Shiloh Vimville (Vimville/Causeyville/Whynot)


Ambulance Runs

    Metro Ambulance reported 35 emergency runs between 6 a.m. Monday and 2:30 p.m. Monday.

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