One more suspect from melee surrenders to authorities

Published 5:00 pm Monday, August 12, 2019

Vicksburg Police have arrested another suspect in a reported Aug. 5 fight that occurred at an area near LD’s Lounge.

Lt. Johnnie Edwards, with the Vicksburg Police Department, said Agnas Christin Martin, 24, was arrested Friday night. She faces a charge of disorderly conduct in connection with the melee.

Three other women, Tamekia Marie Martin, 29; Mykiha Marshay Wells, 25; and Tiesha Nishel Martin, 23; turned themselves into police Aug. 8, and face misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct in the fight.

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Police are continuing their search for Jessica Williams, Jamesha Montgomery, Melissa Williams, Jonsherricca McClendon and Jonuala McClendon, who remain at large.

According to police reports, the fight occurred about 2:02 a.m. Aug. 3 when an argument developed between two women as they were leaving LD’s and later escalated into a fight. No injuries and no property damage were reported.

Owner of LD’s, L.D. Prentiss, said the fight did not occur in the business.

In other cases:

  • Robert Earl Williams, 40, 2519 Washington St., was charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance with intent to distribute after police found 160 tablets of hydrocodone during a traffic stop on Washington Street for a seatbelt violation. Williams was a passenger in the car. The driver was not charged. Williams was in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bond.
  • Two gold rings, a gold cross and three rifles were reported taken about 11:56 p.m. Sunday from a home in the 1300 block of Bay Street.
  • A purse, $60 and keys were reported taken about 2:33 a.m. from a Mercedes parked at Fisher Funeral Home, 1837 Cherry St. The purse was later found.
  • About $275 was reported taken about 1:21 p.m. from a car parked in the 1300 block of Grove Street.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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