Man out of dog house, moved into jail

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 21, 2010

A Warren County man arrested this morning on misdemeanor domestic violence and resisting arrest charges was held after officers found he was wanted on a felony aggravated assault charge.

Warren County deputies had been called to the home of John D. Ellis, 42, 4425 Lee Road, on a report of domestic violence and found him hiding in a dog house, Sheriff Martin Pace said.

After checking, deputies found Ellis was wanted on the felony charge in Ridgeland. Ridgeland police gave no details of the charge, Pace said.

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Ellis was being held without bond at the Warren County Jail.

The victim was not reported injured, he said.

Video game reported stolen from Chevrolet

Metal and a game system were among items reported missing in Vicksburg Wednesday, police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

A PlayStation PSP valued at $120, a black leather coat valued at $200 and 15 PSP games valued at $15 each were reported stolen from an unlocked 1989 Chevrolet Caprice in the 2700 block of Drummond Street at 7:42 p.m.

Copper wiring valued at $500 was reported stolen from an unoccupied house in the 100 block of Williams Street at 10:36 a.m.

Man, woman killed in Edwards wreck

An Edwards man and woman were killed after being thrown from a vehicle during a wreck on U.S. 80 Tuesday night.

Theresa Gattis, 54, was headed east at 7:24 p.m. before she lost control of her Kia Sportage and drove off the road, flipped and hit a tree, reports showed.

Gattis and a passenger, John Sanders, 53, suffered blunt force trauma to the head and body before being pronounced dead at 8:06 p.m. at the scene by Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart, said Stephanie Meachum, office manager for the coroner.

Neither was wearing a seat belt, reports showed.

Another passenger, whose name was not available, was in critical condition today at the University Medical Center in Jackson, Meachum said.