Teen Charged with Receiving Stolen Property

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police have charged 17-year-old Richard J. Dunnigan of Meridian with two felony counts.

Dunnigan has been certified an adult. He was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property and being a felon in possession of a weapon.

Officials say the arrest stems from a stolen vehicle Dunnigan was allegedly driving that had been stolen hours previously.

The MPD said he was taken into custody after a foot chase. Police say no bond has been set.

Newscenter 11 asked for an explanation for the swollen eye in Dunnigan's mugshot, but the MPD declined to comment.


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