Chase Leads to Tense Moments

By: Nick Adam Email
By: Nick Adam Email

A chase in Lauderdale County provided some tense moments for Meridian Police and Lauderdale County Sheriff's deputies Thursday.

Anthony Duane Talley Junior has been charged with felony fleeing after a pursuit that began in the county and ended at 14th Avenue and 21st Street.

Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says that during the chase the suspect brandished a b-b gun that looked like a higher powered weapon.

The Meridian Police department assisted, a Calhoun says the sheriff's department appreciates MPD's teamwork.


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  • by Why chase? on Jun 18, 2012 at 07:59 PM
    Chasing these guys is very dangerous, and it puts innocent people at risk. I wonder why he was stopped in the first place? Was it something that was worth risking someone else's life over? Get real cops. Get their license plate and nab them later on. The life you save may be your own!
  • by crystal on Jun 16, 2012 at 09:57 AM
    That's the exact reason a lot of people are trying to move out of meridian becuz of idiots like this that make not even want to leave home becuz of all the crime and violence!!!!!!!!!
  • by Citizen Location: Meridian on Jun 16, 2012 at 08:35 AM
    What an idiot.
  • by Tricia Location: Meridian on Jun 15, 2012 at 05:12 PM
    This guy almost caused a head on collision with my van carrying 3 children by speeding the wrong way down 39 yesterday. I hope he gets serious time for his recklessness and stupidity! I will be happy to testify if needed!
  • by Randy on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:59 AM
    Can't hold your liquor can ya
  • by GOP Location: Meridian on Jun 14, 2012 at 04:12 PM
    There's a scum bag!
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