Law Enforcement Reports for April 8 | Local News

Meridian Police Department

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

• Simple assault – Derrick Sumrall, born in 1978, 383 Briarwood Rd., Meridian.

• Public drunk – Kendrick Starks, born in 1985, 2428 Old Marion Rd. Apt. B14, Meridian.

• Abusive calls to E-911 – Kendrick Starks, born in 1985, 2428 Old Marion Rd. Apte. B14, Meridian.

• Shoplifting/Walmart – Janice Johnson, born in 1956, 3209 32nd Ave. Apt. B, Meridian.

• Trouble the Peace – Fredez Clark, b. 1993, 901 38th Ave., Meridian. Clark is also charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest.

Incident reports

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

Car burglary

• Block 2000 of Mosby Rd., 12:29 p.m.

shootings

• 4500 block from Valley Street, 7:04 a.m.

• Block 600 from the highway. 19N, 12:57 p.m.

• Block 1900 of 26th Avenue, 1:55 p.m.

• Meridian Police responded to 12 shots, but when officers arrived at the scene, only 3 showed evidence found to support the calls.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department

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

• Felon in possession of a firearm – Paula Tess Rigdon, 54, 9921 Hwy. 495, Meridian.

• DUI/Second Offense – Angel Bennett, 35, 2916 12th St., Meridian. Bennett is also accused of improper equipment, expired tag, lack of liability insurance, possession of props.

• Possession of a weapon by a criminal – Paul Raphael Brown Jr., 26, 2514 Grandview Ave., Meridian. Brown Jr. is also charged with probation / parole violation.

• Domestic Violence/Crime – Jaterreon Terrell Donwell, 23, 2601 16th St., Meridian.

• Default – Donald Lee Flowers, 47, 312 5th Ave., Meridian.

• Violation of Probation/Parole – Shelby Ham, 47, 312 5th Ave., Meridian.

• DUI/Third Offense – Arthur Sean Moore, 48, 9072 Twitley Branch Rd., Collinsville.

• Methamphetamine Possession – Tara Lynn Smith, 48, 3610 41st St., Meridian.

• Sale of crystal meth – Breanna Renee Thomas, 23, 810 Bragg Ave., Meridian. Thomas is also charged with probation / parole violation.

• Motor Vehicle Crime Outlet – Colby Walding, 20, 5917 Steffani Dr., Southhaven.

Incident reports

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

Unknown accident

• Motorway. 495.

Hit and run accident

• Whippoorwill Road.

Shooting

• Lynn Lane.

Badly parked

• Collinsville Road.

traffic stop

• 5th street.

• 8th St. Ext/56th Ave.

• 8th Street/44th Avenue.

Accident no injuries

• 5th street.

Mississippi Highway Patrol

• DUI/First Offense – Teddy D. Strickland, 64, 10407 Hwy. 494, Meridian.

fire races

Meridian Fire Services reported the following calls Wednesday through Friday.

• Canceled on medical scene – 2309 Façade.

• Activation of the detector, no accidental fire – 701 26e.

• Medical assistance, assistance to the EMS team – Old Marion; 1643 31st; 1906 26; 2213 17th;

• No Injury Motor Vehicle Accident – 3199 Hwy. 39.

• Burning of passenger vehicles – 1418 12th.

• Building fire – 3300 Old Marion; 907 Fulton.

• Sent and canceled when leaving the station – 2511 34th.

• Elimination of smoke or odors – 907 Fulton.

The Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire Department reported the following calls Wednesday through Friday.

• Assistance – Motorway. 19S (Southeast).

• Help – Tom Powell Rd. (Toomsuba).

• Bushfire – Lauderdale-Toomsuba Rd. (Toomsuba, Lauderdale).

• Help – Fisher Road. (Long Creek).

Ambulance races

Metro Ambulance reported 42 emergency runs as of 2 p.m. Thursday and 21 emergency runs as of 2 p.m. Friday.

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