Meridian Star

July 3, 2013

Wednesday, July 13, 2013

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police Department

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

    • Trespassing — Melanie Crowe, 36, 3821 Poplar Springs Drive, Meridian.

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

    Residential Burglary

    • 2900 block of Grandview Avenue

    • 3200 block of West Lake Drive

    Commercial Burglary

    • 3400 block of Highway 45 N.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department


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

    • Embezzlement — Lavon D. Burks, 23, 90 Spencer Road, Coatopa, Ala.

    • Simple assault — Michael S. Jones Sr., 49, 5611 Fred Haguewood Road, Meridian.

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


    • 9200 block Highway 495, Meridian.


    • 2900 block Rob Sims Road, Meridian.

    • 3500 block Pauldin Road, Meridian.

    • 3200 block Old Highway 19 S., Meridian.

    Stolen vehicle

    • 5100 block Pioneer Drive, Meridian.


    • 1300 block Kaytelyn Grace Road, Meridian.

Mississippi Highway Patrol


    Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop H reported reported no arrests between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Marion Police Department

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

Fire Runs

    The Meridian Fire Department reported  the following emergency runs between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

    • Medical assist, Forest Hill Drive

    • Vehicle accident, 46th Avenue

    • Unauthorized burning, 5th Street

    • Vehicle accident, 23rd Avenue     

    The volunteer fire departments reported the following emergency runs between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

    • Traffic accident, Highway 495 (Bailey)

    • EMS, Bogue Flower Road (Suqualena)

    • EMS, Harper Road (Toomsuba)

    • Structure fire, T. M. Jones Road (South, Clarkdale, Lost Gap, Meehan)

    • EMS, Extension Road (Lauderdale)

    • Assist other agency, Centerhill Martin Road (Collinsville, Bailey, Martin)

    • Structure fire, Tanglewood Road (Suqualena)

    • Structure fire, Twitley Branch Road (Collinsville, Martin)

    • EMS, Lauderdale Toomsuba Road (Toomsuba)

    • EMS, Zero Rd. (Long Creek)

Ambulance Runs


    Metro Ambulance reported 36 emergency runs between 3 p.m. Monday and 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department

    The Lauderdale County Detention Facility reported the following bookings from June 28 at 8:20 a.m. to July 1 at 8:20 a.m.:

• Larry L. Adams, 40, Portersville, Miss., contempt of court

• Tequandria A. Bennamon, 25, 2428 Old Marion Road, Meridian, hold for investigation

• Andrew Lee Bennoman, 25, 204 55th Ave., Meridian, hold for investigation, contempt of court

• Courtney Brooke Black, 20, 7819 Timber Lane, Simple Assault

• Demetrice Vashaun Bryant, 22, 1607 Sandflat Road, Meridian, hold for investigation

• Corey Michael Christenson, 26, Natchitoches, La., DUI 1st offense, improper start of vehicle

• Olivia Michelle Dunnigan, 24, 1608 25th Ave., Meridian, disturbance of family

• Kaddaifi M. Gray, 21, 801 25th Ave., Meridian, hold for investigation

• John Helmert, 42, Jackson, Miss., suspended drivers license, careless driving

• Merle Arden Kirkpatrick, 30, 383 Briarwood Road, Lot 82, Meridian, hold for investigation

• Sherie Renae McAllister, 34, 918 38th Ave., Meridian, suspended drivers license

• Marshall Moton, 61, 1681 Willow Lake Road, Toomsuba, public drunk, indecent exposure

• Roy Lavelle Nealy, 31, 4135 New Hope Road, DeKalb, careless driving, suspended drivers license, DUI 1st offense

• Michael Norwood, 24, 1711 26th Ave., Meridian, simple assault

• Demarcus "Redbone" Pringle, 21, 3409 Sandflat Loop Road, Meridian, hold for outside agency

• Kay Driuna Pringle, 18, 3511 Susan Kennedy Road, Toomsuba, hold for investigation

• Lakeesha D. Richardson, 19, 200 23rd Street, Meridian, domestic violence - simple assault

• Jared B. Ricks, 20, 2019 45th Ave., Meridian, DUI 1st offense

• Pedro Martinez Salazar, 35, Baton Rouge, careless driving, insurance card, DUI 1st offense

• Ruben Solis, 44, Rolla, Mo., DUI 1st offense, no drivers license

• Keece Javon Sparrow, 24, 1297 Sandflat Loop Road, contempt of court

• Caleb Lanier Stanton, 18, 4261 Blue Top Road, Meridian, possession of methamphetamine - two counts

• Jimmy Lee Vaughner, 55, 35th Avenue, Meridian, DUI 1st offense

• Jose M. Villarreal, 28, Macon, Ga., DUI 1st offense

• Michael Thomas Watson III, 20, Okeechobee, Fla., suspended drives license, seat belt

• Eric Banner Whitehead, 34, 5034 Jeffery Acres Road, public drunk

• Timothy Williams, 29, Jackson, Miss., suspended drivers license, possession of marijuana, less than 1 ounce, with intent to distribute, improper equipment

• Ronnie Lee Womack, 38, 7701 Barnhill Road, Collinsville, domestic violence, suspended drivers license, no liability insurance

Meridian Police Department

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents from the time period of Friday at 12:01a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m.:

Residential Burglary

• 5100 block of West Gate Drive, daytime

• 4500 block of 28th Street, nighttime

• 2500 block of 31st Avenue, daytime

• 100 block of 29th Avenue Alley, nighttime

Auto Burglary                                

• 900 block of 45th Avenue, nighttime

• 4500 block of 39 North, daytime

• 2200 block of 10th Avenue, nighttime

Stolen Vehicle

• 4300 block of 5th Street, key, nighttime, recovered


    • At 5:36 Friday, Meridian Police responded to a Strong Armed Robbery call at Magnolia Courts. Upon arrival Police were advised by the victim that he had been hit over the head by someone and robbed of his wallet. The victim received minor injuries and the suspect fled on foot with no description available.

    • Saturday morning at 3:37, Meridian Police responded to an armed robbery of the Exxon station in the 300 block of 19 North. Upon arrival they were advised by the clerk that he was robbed by two black males at gunpoint. The suspects fled on foot and the victim was unharmed. No descriptions available.

    The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests:

June 27

• Colby Smith, born 1984, Foreman Toles Road, shoplifting    

June 28

• Lee A Dunnigan, born 1965, 26th Avenue, contempt    

• Olivia Dunnigan, born 1988, 25th Avenue, disturbance of family    

• Lakeesha D. Richardson, born 1994, 23rd Street, domestic violence    

• Mary E Triplett, born 1982, 21st Court, shoplifting    

• Josiah L. Franklin, born 1985, Ragley, La., public drunk    

• Michael Norwood, born 1988, 26th Avenue, simple assault

June 29

• Brandon D. Barrow, born 1991, Deridder, La., public drunk    

• Amber Lacy, born 1994, KOA Campground Road, profane langauge        

• Keece J. Sparrow, born 1988, Sandflat Loop Road, contempt    

• Larry L. Adams, born 1973, Portersville, Miss., contempt    

• Robert W. Milstead, born 1986, CR 514, public drunk disorderly    

• Anna Monegan, born 1963, 28th Avenue, public drunk    

• Eric Whitehead, born 1979, Jeffery Acres, public drunk    

June 30

• Corey M. Christenson, born 1987, Natchitoches, La., DUI, traffic

• Jared B. Ricks, born 1992, 45th Avenue, DUI    

• Tran A Wilson, born 1980, Bunk Newell Road, CCW

• Jose M. Villarreal, born 1985, Macon, Ga., DUI, conduct

July 1

• Jerry Ivy, born 1962, 55th Avenue, contempt    

• Andrew L. Bennoman, born 1987, 55th Avenue, contempt