Meridian Star

Local News

June 20, 2013

Two suspects sought in connection with assault

MERIDIAN —     Two more people are being sought in connection with an aggravated assault case detectives with the Meridian Police Department are probing at this time.

    MPD Capt. Dean Harper, commander of the department's Criminal Investigation Division, says one person has already been arrested as previously reported. Harper says John David White, 25, of Meridian, has been charged with aggravated assault.

    Harper says the two remaining suspects are Ian Fortenberry of Philadelphia and Ryan King of Meridian. Both men are sought in connection with the aggravated assault June 12 in which a woman sustained injuries after being run over in a car the three men were allegedly occupying.

    Harper says King is described as a white male who stands 5-07 and weighs about 130 pounds. Fortenberry is said to be a white male who standing 5-11 and weighing about 165 pounds.

    Anyone with information to their whereabouts is asked to call Meridian Police at 601-485-1893 or CrimeStoppers at 601-485-1860.

Text Only
Local News
Helium debate
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Bodies of Malaysia Jet Victims Leave Ukraine Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide