Meridian Police Department Media Release

Felony Arrest

On October 26, 2013, Meridian detectives charged 29 year old Amanda Weems with auto burglary. This arrest stemmed from an auto burglary that occurred on October 25, 2013 in the 300 block of Indian Hills Drive. Bond was set at $30,000 but Weems is on hold for MDOC.

On October 28, 2013, Meridian Police Department Narcotics Division charged 35 year old Jacquewise M. Russell with possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of Hydrocodone with intent, and possession of Alazopram with intent. Russell had a 972 pills in her possession a mixture of hydrocodone and Alazpram . The Street value for the pills would be about $8,000. Narcotics also seized two cars from this arrest. This arrest was a result of a traffic made by DART. Russell has a combined bond of $25,000 for all three charges.

On October 28, 2013, Meridian Police Department Narcotics Division charged 38 year old Viva M. Lee with Possession of controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000.

On October 28, 2013, Meridian Police Department Narcotics Division charged 32 year old Michael S. Wood with Felon in possession of a firearm and bond was a set at $10,000, and possession of controlled substance and bond was set at $10,000.

Lee and Wood were arrested together and resulted from a traffic stop made by Meridian DART team where 1.68 grams of Methamphetamine was seized along with a firearm. The meth is worth about 200 on the street. Both Lee and wood are on hold for MDOC.

On October 29, 2013, Meridian Detectives charged Charles Jacoby Hall with Statutory Rape. Bond was set at $20,000 but he is on hold for MDOC.

On October29, 2013, Meridian Detectives charged 47 year old James Harrison Jr. with burglary. This arrest stemmed from a burglary that was reported on October 26, 2013. Bond was set at $20,000 but Harrison is hold for MDOC.


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