Area reports

Published 10:33 am Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Police department

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


• Traffic stop on East Monticello Street

• Public assist on Fred Walley Drive

• Public assist on Bryant Street

• Traffic accident on I-55 south bound

• Theft on South First Street

• Assault on Ash Street

• Suspicious person on Highway 51 North

• 911 Hang up on Turner Street

• Animal control on Bryant Street

• Threats on Industrial Park Road

• Reckless driving on North Second Street

• Animal control on Liberty Street

• Suspicious activity on Charlie Lane

• Traffic accident on Highway 51 South

• Be on the look out on Highway 51 South

• Traffic stop on Natchez Avenue

• Disturbance on South First Street

• Public assist on Mockingbird Drive

• Complainant on Highway 51 South

• Traffic accident on South Washington Street

• Traffic stop on I-55 South

• Traffic accident on Brookhaven Street

• Public assist on Robertson Street

• Traffic stop on South First Street

• Traffic stop on Union Church Road

• Traffic stop on Highway 51 North

• Traffic stop on Chickasaw Street/Highway 51 South

• Traffic stop on Brookhaven Street

• Traffic stop on Second Street/Monticello Street

• Disturbance on North Egypt Circle

• Complainant on North Jackson Street

• Suspicious person on South First Street

• Alarm on Heucks Retreat Road

• Traffic stop on Brookway Boulevard

• Complainant on Lottie Street

• Traffic stop on Highway 51 South

• Traffic stop on Industrial Park Road

• Vehicular accident on South Railroad Avenue

• Disturbance on East Court Street


Sheriff’s office

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


• Prowler on Carlisle Lane Northeast

• Suspicious person on Highway 583 Southeast

• Repo on King Trail Southwest

• Lost or stolen on Funches Street Northeast

• Lost or stolen on Dunn-Ratcliff Road Northwest

• Unlock on Dunn-Ratcliff Road Northwest

• Suspicious vehicle on Highway 51 Southeast

• Lost or stolen on Sunflower Lane Southwest

• Livestock on road on Highway 51/Montgomery Road

• Medical assistance on West Chickasaw Street

• Medical assistance on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

• Lost or stolen on Furr Avenue



The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Monday was as follows:


• Aza Banks, 07-22-81, of 317 East Congress St. — serving time by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

• Thomas A. Burt, 09-27-69, of 2203 Harbor Lane — arrested for conspiracy (to shoplifting) by Brookhaven Police Department.

• Joseph A. Jordan, 08-14-89, of 3962 Brighton Avenue, Los Angeles, California — arrested for failure to appear and burglary of all but dwelling by LCSO.

• Wendy M. Scruggs, 09-01-77, of 2203 Harbor Lane — arrested for shoplifting by BPD.

• Duston S. Stewart, 07-01-83, of 74028 Old Spring Creek Road, Kentwood, Louisiana — arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense DUI, and possession of a controlled substance by LCSO.


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 89 degrees for Tuesday and a low of 60. The temperature at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday was 61 degrees. There was 0.0 inches of precipitation.


River stages

On Tuesday the Mississippi River stage at Vicksburg, where the flood stage is 43 feet, was 9.4, down 0.0 feet in the past 24 hours. In Natchez, where the flood stage is 48 feet, was 16.4, down 0.2 feet in the past 24 hours. The Pearl River stage at Jackson, where the flood stage is 12 feet, was 4.0, down 0.0 feet in the past 24 hours.


Copiah County Reports 

The Wesson Volunteer Fire Department reported a false alarm on Rocky Hill Road Tuesday. Firefighters responded at approximately 2:34 p.m. and cleared the scene around 3:42 p.m.


King’s Daughters
Ambulance Report

King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service had 10 calls Tuesday; two were transfers, with one to Jackson and one to Vicksburg. There were eight emergency calls, with five medical, two in the city and three in the county. There was one trauma in the city and two motor vehicle accidents one in the city and one in the county.