POLICE REPORT

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Thu. May 7 through Tues. May 12, 2020.

Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156.

All calls remain anonymous.

TUESDAY, May 12

No Felonies to report

SAT-SUN, May 9-10

Grand Larceny

• 100 block of Anderson Blvd., currency was taken from a business.

Shots fired calls

• MLK and Mississippi Street, nothing found

• 8th Street and Paul Edwards Street, nothing found.

THURSDAY, May 7

Auto Burglary

• 400 block of Quincy Street, a handgun was taken from the vehicle.

Felony Arrest

• On Thursday May 7, 2020 around 6:30 p.m., Special Operations team conducted a traffic stop on Walnut Street for a traffic violation.

During the stop, a felony amount of what was believed to be marijuana was found in the vehicle and a weapon was also found in the vehicle.

Officers arrested Dennis Richardson, 55, of Indianapolis, Ind. He was charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana and felon in possession of a weapon. He was placed in the Coahoma County Jail to await an initial appearance before Municipal Court Judge Derek Hopson on Friday.

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The Clarksdale Police Report is a public safety service of the Clarksdale Police Department.

They urge you to fight crime and to report suspicious activity in your neighborhood by calling 911 immediately.

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