STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Starkville man is accused of hitting a police officer.
On Thursday sometime near 8:15 p.m., Starkville police responded to a house on South Montgomery Street to the report of a disturbance.
While on the scene, officers arrested 35-year-old Elija Jones for disorderly conduct.
Jones is accused of hitting an officer while being arrested. He was additionally charged with simple assault on a law enforcement officer.
His bond was set at $5,594.25.