Area reports

Published 10:22 am Thursday, September 17, 2015

Police department

The Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Wednesday were as follows:


• Public assist on Monticello Street

• Disturbance on North Smylie Street

• Stolen vehicle on Union Street ext.

• Traffic stop on Highway 51 North

• Complainant on Union Street ext.

• Vehicle burglary on South First Street

• Road hazard on Highway 550

• Vandalism on Highway 84 East

• Complainant on Pandora Lane

• Animal control on Crooked Lane

• Animal control on Old Brook Road

• Animal control on East Minnesota Street

• Theft on Old Wesson Road

• Improperly parked vehicle on Wood Street

• Traffic accident on Highway 51 North

• Traffic stop on South First Street

• Traffic stop on ramp

• Road hazard on East Monticello Street

• Public assist on Brookway Boulevard

• Complainant on Old Wesson Road

• Public assist on East Chickasaw Street

• Theft on Independence Street

• Complainant on Highway 51 South

• Traffic stop on Highway 84 East

• Road hazard on South First Street/Greenview Trail

• Traffic control device in operation on Natchez Avenue

• Shoplifter on Brookway Boulevard

• Fire department assist on Union Street

• Civil matter on West Congress Street

• Business burglary on East Monticello Street

• Discharging of firearm on South Egypt Circle

• Fire on Mason Road

• Prowler on Washington Avenue

• Shooting on Highway 51 North

• Traffic stop on Brookway Boulevard

• Intoxicated subject on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive


Sheriff’s office

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office reports for Tuesday were as follows:


• Suspicious person on Ramah Trail

• Repo on Anding Circle

• Livestock on road on Furrs Mill Drive

• Livestock on road on Nola Road

• Warrant service at America’s Best Inn

• Suspicious person on Jackson-Liberty Drive

• Theft on California Road

• Unlock on Natchez Avenue

• Fire on Pipeline Lane

• Suspicious person on Highway 550/Weeks Lane

• Theft on Lincoln County

• Forest fire on McCullough Road

• Theft on Mallalieu Drive

• Unlock on Oakwood Lane



The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Tuesday was as follows:


• Octaish Clay, 05-03-90, 1010 Wade Lane, Hazlehurst — arrested for failure to appear in court by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

• Tiffany Mitchell, 01-08-87, 211 Cypress Cart, Gray, Louisiana — arrested for burglary by the LCSO.

• Marty H. Reed, 05-02-69, of 401 May St. Apt. No. 2, Brookhaven — arrested for driving with a suspended license and no proof of liable insurance by Brookhaven Police Department.

• Miranda R. Walker, 01-24-92, of 515 South First St. Apt. A, Brookhaven — arrested for contempt of court by the BPD.


Note: An arrest does not constitute guilt for the accused. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Local weather stats

The Wastewater Treatment Facility in Brookhaven reported a high of 91 degrees for Wednesday and a low of 63. The temperature at 7:30 a.m. Thursday was 65 degrees. There was 0.0 inches of precipitation.


River Stages

On Wednesday the Mississippi River stage at Vicksburg, where the flood stage is 43 feet, was 11.0, down 0.3 feet in the past 24 hours. In Natchez, where the flood stage is 48 feet, was 18.4, down 0.5 feet in the past 24 hours. The Pearl River stage at Jackson, where the flood stage is 12 feet, was 4.7, down 0.1 feet in the past 24 hours.


Fire reports

The Brookhaven Fire Department responded to a citizen burning trash on North Street Drive. Firefighters responded at approximately 6:02 p.m. and returned to the station at 6:10 p.m. Firefighters responded to another trash fire on Union Street Lot 22. Firefighters responded at 6:34 p.m. and returned to the station at 6:44 p.m. Firefighters also responded to a home AC unit smelling of smoke on Highway 51 SE at 12 p.m. and returned to the station around 12:07 p.m.


Copiah County Reports 

The Wesson Police Department reports one citation for a stop sign violation for Wednesday.


King’s Daughters
Ambulance Report

King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service had 12 calls Wednesday; four were transfers, with two to Jackson, one to the city and one to Pike County. There were eight emergency calls, with eight medical, five in the city and three in the county.


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