Meridian Star

Local News

July 31, 2013

MPD reports robbery, arrests

MERIDIAN —    Officials with the Meridian Police Department reported a robbery and several arrests that occurred Monday.

    According to MPD Capt. Dean Harper, commander of the department's Criminal Investigation Division, patrol officers were called at about 9:50 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of 64th Avenue to a report of a robbery. When officers arrived, Harper says the patrolmen were told by the victim that a black man approached him and punched him in the head. The victim, who suffered minor injuries from the assault, told the officers the suspect then took his belongings and then fled in a small gold-colored car. The suspect is described as having a sleeve tattoo on his right arm, Harper says.

    MPD authorities were able to make several arrests during the day Monday in connection with recent burglaries.

    Harper says Erin E. Aycock, 34, and Henry Holley, 38, both of Meridian, were arrested in connection with a burglary that was reported last week. Harper says witnesses spotted the two men on Saturday and notified authorities who held the two men for questioning. Aycock and Holley were subsequently identified as the suspects and were charged Monday for the residential burglary. Aycock and Holley had their bonds set at $30,000 each.

    Troy Nix, 30, of Meridian, was charged with commercial burglary by MPD authorities, Harper says. The incident was reported on July 15 and involves a business located in the 1900 block of 24th Avenue. Nix's bond was set at $30,000.

    Harper says 58-year-old Wanda J. Hampton was arrested Monday and charged with felony shoplifting. Her bond was set at $2,500.

    Brandon R. Dean of Meridian, 22, has been charged with grand larceny, Harper says. Bond for Dean was set at $20,000.

    If you have information pertaining to crimes committed in Meridian, call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860. Your assistance may lead to a cash reward.

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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