Reports – 3/9/2007

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 9, 2007

The Panolian: COUNTY REPORTS – March 9, 2007 From the 03/09/07 issue of The Panolian    

Court Report

Photographic evidence dooms man in Municipal Court case
By Emily Williams

Judge Bill McKenzie found a Grenada man guilty of domestic violence-simple assault based on photographic evidence during Batesville Municipal Court Wednesday.

Marketus Brown, 124 W. Days Inn Rd., Grenada, was assigned 10 days on the city’s work release program instead of paying the fines of $355.

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Brown said he would work, but would probably pay the rest of the fine.

Officer Clyde Estridge with the Batesville Police Department testified that he responded to a call at 201 Leonard St., at Deborah Polk’s home, when she told him that Brown hit her with his fist and bit her.

Brown had left the scene when Estridge arrived, but Officer Michael Hardin arrested him on Patton Lane shortly after the incident, according to Estridge.

"I was trying to go to work and she came to me and I held my hands up in self-defense, I did not bite her," Brown said calmly.

"Based on the photographic evidence there is proof that domestic violence occurred," said McKenzie.

Failure to appear
Derek Nissen, 107 Dickey Dr., Batesville, failed to appear to answer charges of possession of marijuana-less than an ounce and contempt of court old fines of $349 that have been due since June 1999. His total fines are $704.

Alright Bonding Company was notified.

Grand Jury
Charges against Richard Dye and Tracy R. Dye, both of 57 Pumping Station, Scobey, were referred to the Grand Jury for prescription forgery.

A charge of armed robbery against Anthony Newman, 211 East St., Batesville, was referred to the Grand Jury.

Crystal McMullen, 34 Krotzer Rd., Sardis, entered a guilty plea to DUI, speeding and reckless driving. She was fined $1,037 due in 30 days.

Contempt of court
Leslie Barksdale, 1732 Terza Rd., Batesville, had old fines of $612 that have been due since April 2006. He had a restitution fine of $331.70 that was included in the old fines.

"I can pay the restitution today and serve the other in jail," said Barksdale.

He is also being held for investigation on other charges.

Drexsude Brassell, 3294 Nash Rd., Batesville, was sentenced 60 days in jail to satisfy old fines of $1,664 that have been due since June 2005.

He is also being held for other charges.

Jeff Griffis, paid a cash fine of $460 in full prior to court for old fines that have been due since March 2004.

Karen L. Vence, 900 White St. No. 4 F, Cleveland, had a no proof of insurance ticket dismissed after she provided proof she had insurance, but didn’t have it on board the vehicle at the time she received the ticket.

Kawanda Martin, 749 Tennessee St., Coffeeville, had a no proof of insurance ticket continued to give her time to bring paperwork proving she has proper insurance. She also enrolled in driving school for a speeding ticket.

Annetta Johnson, 107 Martin Luther King, Batesville, was fined $864 for no driver’s license and no proof of insurance.

Restaurant Inspections
The following restaurant inspections are for the month of February 2007. All information was taken from the latest available results from the Mississippi Department of Health website.
February 1
  Days Inn
280 Power Dr., Batesville
  Ramada Inn
695 Highway 6 East, Batesville
  Comfort Inn
290 Power Dr., Batesville
  Hampton Inn
103 Lakewood Dr., Batesville
  Amerihost Inn
221 Lakewood Dr., Batesville
February 2
  Mi Pueblo
105 J.R. Lovelace Dr., Batesville
  Powell’s Country Corner
41 Mt. Olivet Rd., Batesville
  Terza One Stop
22023 Highway 6 East, Batesville
  Court Street Catering #2
108 Court St., Batesville
February 12
  Annamary’s Playhouse
3139 Highway 4, Sarah
February 13
  Pizza Hut #2101
306 Highway 6 East, Batesville
  Baymont Inn and Suites
221 Lakewood Dr., Batesville
February 14
  55/315 Gas Mart
551 East Lee St., Sardis
  Wal-Mart #1468 Bakery
205 House Carlson Dr., Batesville
  Super 8 Motel
601 East Lee St., Sardis
February 15
  Sardis Nursing Home
613 East Lee St., Sardis
  Sonic Drive-In
525 East Lee St., Sardis
  Rolling Hills Night Club
24012 Highway 315 East, Sardis
February 16
  Mr. Jiffy #2
101 James St., Batesville
  Sunny’s Country Store
12568 Highway 6 West, Batesville
  New China Buffet
180 Keating Rd., Batesville
  Crenshaw Bar and Grill
721 Broad St., Crenshaw
  China Garden #2
450 Highway 6 East, Batesville
February 21
  Captain D’s #452
304 Highway 6 East, Batesville
  S & J Pizza
721 Broad St., Crenshaw. Passed.
  C & J Hot Wings
86 Highway 35 North, Batesville
  MC’s Wings and Things
401 James St., Batesville
February 22
  Bull Market
585 Highway 51 South, Batesville
  Pizza Pro
240 Main St., Marks
  MC’s Wings and Things
742 Martin Luther King Dr., Marks
February 26
  Finish Line Barbeque-Mobile
4950 Good Hope Rd., Batesville
  Goodtimes Pizza
25485 Highway 315 East, Sardis
Sheriff’s Report
No report this issue 
Marriage Licenses
No report this issue 
Divorces Granted
No report this issue 

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