Meridian Police Department
The Meridian Police Department reported the following suspected non-traffic violations between 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Contempt of court — Reegan Blunt, 21, 212 North Hills St., Apt. A.
Armed robbery — Montrell Dunnigan, 15, 400 40th Ave. Dunnigan is also charged with aggravated assault.
Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department
The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following suspected non-traffic violations between 3:45 p.m. Tuesday and 2:50 p.m. Wednesday.
Home repair fraud — Michael Benton, 43, 12378 Highway 494, Little Rock.
Driving under the influence, first offense — Hulon Touchstone, 47, 10621 Martin Kemper Road.
Contempt of child support — Michael Barnes, 23, 8312 Okatibbee Dam Road. Barnes is also charged with three counts of contempt of court.
Contempt of court — James Rodgers, 28, 285 Smith Spur Road, Toomsuba.
Home repair fraud — Sandra Rushing, 45, 2904 33rd St.
The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents for Tuesday.
2000 block of Highway 39 North
1500 block of 13th Avenue
1600 block of 12th Avenue
Calls for service: 188
The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported no incidents for Tuesday.
The Meridian Fire Department reported the following runs for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Emergency medical service — 23rd Street
Emergency medical service — 12th Avenue
Motor vehicle accident — Highway 39 North
Motor vehicle accident — Highway 39 Bypass
Emergency medical service — 50th Avenue
Emergency medical service — Fifth Street
Smoke complaint — 13th Place
Smoke detector activated — Front Street
Emergency medical service — 22nd Avenue
Emergency medical service — 47th Avenue
Emergency medical service — Grandview Avenue
Emergency medical service — 26th Street
The Lauderdale County volunteer fire departments reported the following runs for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Grass fire — Bolen Long Creek Road (Vimville)
Grass fire — J.W. Reynolds Road (Vimville)
Grass fire — Valley Road (South)
Grass fire — Suqualena Road (Suqualena)
Grass fire — Shiloh Vimville Road (Vimville)
Metro Ambulance made 34 runs between 7 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.
A story in Tuesday's edition incorrectly reported that seized drug money cannot be used to pay law enforcement salaries. Such expenditures are permissible. The Star apologizes for the error and is happy to correct the record.
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This Week's Circulars
Arrangements are currently incomplete at Berry & Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Annie Powe, 87, of Meridian, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at Bedford Care Center of Marion.
Graveside services for Roland Glenn Hailes, 96, will be held Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. To read the full obituary and sign the online register please visit www.stephensfunerals.com.
Memorial service for Steve Shehea will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the funeral home prior to service.
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