City of Meridian Police Report - May 16, 2013

Norris Mosley, 1960
25th Street
Public Drunk

Tanya Clemons. 1981
Jericho Street, Phili Ms

Kimmely Houston, 1976
East Lake Dr
Disturbing the Peace

Ashley A. Young, 1989
34h Avenue
Contempt, Petit Larceny

Tomika Scarbrough, 1972
Highland Avenue
Comp School Attend Law

Ronisha L. Hopson, 1987
Brown Road, Porterville Ms

Jaslyn D. Sims, 1985
42nd Street
Contempt, Shoplifting

Roger P Sanders, 1976
Hwy 513 Enterprise Ms

Craig M. Toole, 1993
Old Marion Road
Poss of Marj

Deangelo R. Ford, 1991
Downey Lane, Monroe La

Christopher Butler, 1987
Highway 39
Poss of Marj, Disorderly Conduct

Christopher Butler, 1987
Highway 39
Public Profanity, DUI, traffic

Gathree Hopson, 1951
19th Street

The following were reported to the Meridian P.D. from the time period of Wednesday at 00:01 to Wednesday at 23:59.
Residential Burglary

3400 block of 11th Street, nighttime

3700 block of 19th Street, nighttime

Commercial Burglary

5300 block of 5th Street, nighttime

Q.V. Sykes Park, unknown time

Auto Burglary


Stolen Vehicle




155 calls for service

Last night about 2115 hours, Meridian Police responded to a shots fired call in the 2400 block of 2nd Avenue. Upon arrival they were advised by a resident that shots were fired outside their home and later discovered where rounds had struck their home. No one was injured and the investigation continues. No further.

Yesterday, after a lengthy foot chase, Meridian Police, along with the assistance of the Marion Police Department and the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, arrested 18 year old Jeffrey Taylor of Meridian and charged him with Statutory Rape. This incident occurred on March 31st and the victim and suspect knew each other before the incident. Bond was set at $50,000. No further to be released.

This morning Meridian Police conducted investigations at three businesses in Meridian for possession of illegal gambling machines. The businesses involved were Eddies on 5th Street, Suds Laundromat on 5th Street and Nicks bar on 23rd Avenue. The following were arrested for Possession of a Gambling Machine:

Debbie Reid, 58, of Elton Joyner Road

Amy Pace, 35, of Manning Street

Nathaniel Wood of Country Club Drive

Chad Nicholson, 30, of Officer's Lake Road

More investigations will follow into this type of criminal activity with more arrests to follow.

Captain Dean L. Harper

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