Area reports

Published 10:04 am Friday, November 20, 2015

Police department

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

• Loud music on Fred Walley Drive

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• Alarm on East Monticello Street

• Traffic stop on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

• Missing person on East Chippewa Street

• Traffic stop on East Monticello Street/Second Street

• Theft on Brookway Boulevard

• Animal control on East Monticello Street

• Alarm on North Jackson Street

• Hit and run accident on Highway 51 North

• Complainant on East Minnesota Street

• Alarm on Union Street

• Reckless driving on Brookway Boulevard

• Traffic accident on Brookway Boulevard

• Traffic accident on Charles Street

• Suspicious vehicle on Johnny Johnson Drive

• Traffic stop on Dale Trail

• Traffic stop on Main Street

• Traffic stop on Brookway Boulevard

• Harassment on Brookway Boulevard

• Traffic stop on West Monticello Street

• Theft on North Magee Drive

• Complainant on Rogers Circle

• Alarm on Georgia Avenue

• Driving offenses on Vivian Merritt Street

• Public assist on Industrial Park Road

• Improperly parked vehicle on Main Street

• Complainant on Williams Street

• Accident/property damage on Union Street ext.

• Loud music on Brookway Boulevard

• Intoxicated subject on South First Street

• Complainant on South First Street

• Traffic stop on North Smylie/Congress

• Traffic stop on Highway 51 North


Sheriff’s office

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

• Unlock on Ozark Lane

• Unlock on Highway 583

• Lost or stolen on Highway 51

• Medical assistance on Dalton Lane

• Unlock on South First Street

• Unlock at Taco Bell

• Suspicious vehicle on Greenview Trail

• Suspicious person on Doolittle Lane

• Burglary on Old Highway 51

• Traffic accident on New Hope Trail

• Prowler on Sams Road

• Repo on Old Highway 51

• Unlock on Old Wesson Road



The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Wednesday was as follows:


• Sabrina Coleman, 01-13-95, of 346 McCaffrey Trail, Bogue Chitto — arrested for petit larceny by Brookhaven Police Department.

• James Z. Jordan, 07-22-90, of 783 Highway 550 Lot 1, Brookhaven — arrested for probation violation by Mississippi Department of Corrections.

• Earl V. Gipson, 11-21-51, of 100 Fred Walley Drive Apt. #8D, Brookhaven — arrested for disturbing the peace by BPD.

• Deodre T. Harris, 01-31-94, of 1295 Monticello St., Brookhaven – arrested for driving while license is suspended, two misdemeanor counts of contempt of court and one felony count of contempt of court by 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 71 degrees for Thursday and a low of 45. The temperature at 7:30 a.m. Friday was 46 degrees. There was 0.0 inches of precipitation.


River Stages

On Thursday the Mississippi River stage at Vicksburg, where the flood stage is 43 feet, was 12.4, up 0.7 feet in the past 24 hours. In Natchez, where the flood stage is 48 feet, was 20.9, down 0.0 feet in the past 24 hours. The Pearl River stage at Jackson, where the flood stage is 12 feet, was 9.7, down 0.2 feet in the past 24 hours.


Copiah County Reports 

The Wesson Police Department reports to a speeding ticket for Thursday.


Highway Patrol Reports

Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M reported a two-vehicle car accident at 1:05 p.m. on Highway 583. No injuries were reported.


King’s Daughters Ambulance Report

King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service had 24 calls Thursday; six were transfers, with six to Jackson. There were 18 emergency calls, with 15 medical, 11 in the city and four in the county. There was one trauma in the city and two motor vehicle accidents in the county.


Corrections and clarifications

The DAILY LEADER tries to quickly and accurately correct any errors of fact that are brought to News Editor Julia Miller at 601-265-5303.