Thursday, January 11, 2007
Byhalia police make arrests
By BARRY BURLESON
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 60 calls during the past week and made several arrests.
Chief Mike Novay released the following report – 25 alarm calls, six motor vehicle accidents, four disturbances, two thefts, two animal-related calls, 11 assists, nine miscellaneous and one vehicle theft.
Officers wrote 18 citations.
Derrick Nelson, 25, 2875 Simms, of Memphis, Tenn., was arrested January 8 on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, receiving stolen property and failure to stop a motor vehicle, according to Novay.
He said Sergio Lugo, 27, of Memphis, and Jose Bolanos, 43, of Byhalia, were arrested January 4 and charged with felony taking of a motor vehicle. Southaven authorities recovered the stolen vehicle after it was crashed into a convenience store, according to police.
Novay said Eric Brown, 19, 97 Oak Street, Byhalia, was arrested January 6 and charged with felony possession of cocaine, improper equipment, no driver’s license and no insurance.
Police said five other arrests were made on misdemeanor charges:
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