MHS Mascot Costume Stolen

Meridian police say a vehicle was stolen Wednesday that contained the costume of the Meridian Wildcats mascot.

Detectives are seeing information from anyone who may know the whereabouts of a Fierce Wildcat Mascot Costume that was being stored in a a tan over tan 2001 Chevy Tahoe that was reported stolen Sept. 23 from the Bonita Lakes Mall area. The vehicle has tag number LBV724.

The Wildcat Mascot Costume comes complete with head, body, hands, and feet. It can also accommodate heights from 5'4" to 6'2", so it may be in the possession of a juvenile or adult.

Officials request that anyone having information on the whereabouts of the stolen vehicle and mascot uniform, to please contact Meridian High School or Meridian Police Department at 601-485-1893 or Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860.


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  • by Give Me a Break on Sep 28, 2009 at 01:27 PM
    Someone stole a car! You people act like it is MHS' staff that was irresponsible and negligent. AND yes I do blame the MPD to a degree. Get the thugs off our streets!!! Shelborne has nothing to do with that yet (I'll let ya know how I feel about him after he has had at least year to get the department straightened out). You can thank your old police chief for that one! But still a mascot costume, Really??? don't you think the theft of the car is a bigger deal? Some people are so ignorant and oblivious!
  • by Jody Location: Meridian on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:39 AM
    What is someone had stolen a NAACP sign, Loretta? Would it have been the mean old white cops then?
  • by Shelia Location: Meridian on Sep 25, 2009 at 09:59 AM
    Oh my gosh!!! Loretta, grow up!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Sep 25, 2009 at 06:06 AM
    Just wondering....but why was the uniform being stored in a van???
  • by Loretta Location: Meridian on Sep 25, 2009 at 04:33 AM
    I would be more than happy to help Mrs.Vicky Hood to get back their Mascot(If I knew the whereabout)but I wouldnt help Meridian Police Department.Lee Shelbourne can do his own job
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