On January 3, 2014, about 12:30 am, Meridian Police responded to a shooting in the 2300 block of 8th Street. When officers arrived they found a victim Jontaidrae Rhone had been shot in the right shoulder. There were several witnesses on scene that stepped forward and as a result 21 year old San Marco V. Houston was charged by Detectives with aggravated assault. The motive for the shooting was not clear. Houston is unable to make bond due to a probation hold.
On January 5, 2014, Meridian Detectives charged 28 year old Antonia J. Cherry with 2 counts of counterfeit instrument: forgery/uttering. Bond was set at $5,000 for each count.
On December 30, 2014, Meridian Detectives charged 34 years old Dontelyus D. McAllister with simple domestic violence; 3rd offense (felony). Bond was set at $10,000.
Lieutenant John Griffith
Chief of Police's Executive Officer
Meridian Police Department