Law Enforcement Reports for April 20 | Local News

Meridian Police Department

The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday.

• DUI – Christopher L. Harris, born in 1974, 2723 41st Ave., Meridian. Harris is also charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, false information.

• Drunken audience – Jebidiah Appleby, born in 1985, homeless.

• Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle – Darrius Hall-Parks, born in 1996, 4215 35th St., Meridian.

• Possession of alcohol by a minor – Gage Reynolds, born in 2004, 9245 Lee Harwell Rd., Collinsville.

• DUI – Bryson Ward, b. 2003, 3214 Alpine Way, Meridian. Ward is also charged with possession of alcohol by a minor, DUI/child neglect.

• DUI/other – Carla Lofton Wheeler, b. 1978, 337 Holmes St., Lake. Wheeler is also charged with possession of props.

• DUI – Joseph D. Scruggs, born in 1963, 407 Brown Rd. York, Ala.

• Disruption of a Family – Richard A. Chandler, b. 2000, 2408 40th Ave., Meridian.

• Disorderly Conduct – Debra L. Prather, born in 1958, homeless.

• Possession of a Controlled Substance – Doris D. Avera, b. 1966, 2279 Jeff Davis School Rd., Meridian.

• DUI/other – Gayla M. Mounce, b. 1981, 10951 Old Hwy. 80W, meridian.

• DUI/other – Christopher Kasper, b. 1966, 1325 Bolen Long Creek Rd., Meridian. Kasper is also charged with possession of a controlled substance.

• DUI/Other – Alvin F. Moon, b. 1957, 1714 25th Ave., Meridian.

• DUI/other – Joanna J. Dorn, born in 1975, 4310 58th Place, Meridian. Dorn is also charged with possession of a controlled substance.

• Disorderly Conduct – Jesse Leal, born 1991, 511 W Banks St., Meridian. Leal is also accused of resisting arrest.

• DUI/other – Bengi Cantu, born in 1999, 4726 Vernon St., Houston, Texas.

• Trouble the Peace – Derrick D. McShan, b. 1976, 506 Front St. Apt. E2, Meridian.

• DUI/other – Darekus D. Rush, born in 1983, 1531 48th Ave., Meridian. Rush is also charged with possession of props.

• DUI/Other – John E. Johnson, b. 1973, 11885 Jay Dr., Enterprise. Johnson is also charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia.

• Domestic Violence – Demarcus Watkins, b. 1990, 215 Meadow St. York, Ala. Watkins is also charged with simple assault/threat, telephone harassment.

• DUI – Alme S. Walker, born in 1982, 1735 45th Ave. Apt. D, Meridian.

• Malicious Mischief/Two Counts – Anthony D. Bridges, born 1994, 4433 27th St., Meridian.

• Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle – Raymond J. Pace, born in 1988, 4880 McDade Rd., Meridian.

Incident reports

The Meridian Police Department reported the following incidents Tuesday through Wednesday.

Commercial burglary

• 2900 block from North Hills St., 7:39 a.m.

• 3900 block from 8th Street, 9:05 a.m.

• 3900 block from 8th Street, 10:08 a.m.

• Block 4300 of 8th Street, 10:35 a.m.

• 2100 block from 24th Avenue, 7:08 a.m.

Church Burglary

• 600 block of 22nd Street, 8:27 a.m.

Car burglary

• Block 100 of South Frontage Rd., 1:14 p.m.

Residential burglary

• Block 3600 from 32nd place, 8:51 a.m.

shootings

• Block 900 of 42nd Avenue, 2:21 p.m.

• Meridian Police responded to 11 shots, but when officers arrived at the scene, only 2 showed evidence found to support the calls.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests at 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday.

• Dwelling house burglarized – Charles Frank Brown, 33, 317, rue Bank, Forest. Brown is also charged with receiving stolen property – felony, cyberstalking, third degree arson of personal property, disturbing public order, breach of court order.

• Driving under the influence of another substance – Troy Orain Dellsperger, 31, 3475 Lauderdale Rd., Lauderdale. Dellsperger is also charged with reckless driving.

• Failure to Appear/Two Counts – Jermarquis D. Malone, 29, 4803 33rd St., Meridian.

• Driving under the influence of another substance – Tammy Denise Reed, 35, 204 51st Ave., Meridian. Reed is also charged with reckless driving, possession of schedule II, III, IV, V drugs.

• Civil Complaint – Michael Wayne Smith, 41, 1594 Bunk Newell Rd, Meridian.

• Default – Jamaurion Ladontae Spencer, 22, 1804 16th St., Meridian.

• DUI/First Offense – Norbrieya Jagozlyn Fleming, 21, 12269 Attala Rd. 4102, Sallis. Fleming is also accused of driving on the wrong side of the road.

• DUI/Second Offense – Marqueze Brandell Gordon, 34, 2431 Hwy. 496, Meridian. Gordon is also charged with suspended driver’s license, expired tag, lack of liability insurance, possession of marijuana in a vehicle.

• Possession of marijuana in a vehicle – Ladarius K. Marshall, 21, 5740 CR 16, Pachuta.

• Seat Belt Violation – Charles Dale Minchew, 62, 5330 Mini Farm Rd., Meridian.

Incident reports

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents Tuesday through Wednesday.

Meet the complainant

• Constitution Avenue.

• Pine Springs Road.

• 5th street.

• Whippoorwill Road.

Flight

• Motorway. 45N.

• Old road. 80W.

• Russell-Mt. Gilead Rd.

• Constitution Avenue.

Security checkpoint

• Motorway. 493.

• Path zero.

• Zero path/Fisher path.

• Motorway. 496/Old Wire Road.

traffic stop

• 52nd Street.

• Interstate 20/59 WB.

• 23rd Ave.

Heist

• Motorway. 19S.

fire races

Meridian Fire Services reported the following calls Tuesday through Wednesday.

• Not reported – 1516 13th.

• Blocking – 1420 16th.

Ambulance races

Metro Ambulance reported 39 emergency runs as of 2 p.m. Tuesday and 40 emergency runs as of 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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