Multiple arrests in Booneville

A dozen arrests made in Booneville

Posted: Nov 28, 2018 7:53 PM
Updated: Nov 29, 2018 9:37 AM

BOONEVILLE, Miss (WTVA) -- Press Release From Booneville Police Department. Photos in the gallery are in order of when their names in the story.

On 10/19/2018, Booneville patrol officers and Criminal Investigation Division responded to the reported burglary of Risen Life Church on Hwy 45. Investigation resulted in the arrest of three suspects, Steven Michael Nichols (43 of Booneville), Kayla Suzanne Grimes (22 of Booneville), and Michael Blake Blassingame (25 of Booneville). Nichols and Grimes are charged with burglary of a commercial building. Each of their bonds were set at $10,000.00. Blassingame was charged with accessory after the fact to burglary of a commercial building. His bond was set at $10,000.00. Property taken during the burglary has not been recovered at this time. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 10/30/2018, Booneville patrol officers and Criminal Investigation Division responded to a reported disturbance at 108 East Broad Street. Investigation at the residence ultimately led to the discovery of numerous fraudulently obtained credit cards and accounts. Jacob Wayne Tomason, 30 of Booneville, was arrested and charged with three counts of fraudulently obtaining goods. His bond for these charges was set at $30,000.00. Investigation after the arrest of Mr. Tomason led to the arrest of Rachel Marie Shouse, 33 of Booneville, for three counts of fraudulently obtaining goods and an additional three counts of fraudulently obtaining goods against Mr. Tomason. Shouse's bond was set at $30,000.00. Mr. Tomason's bond for the additional three charges was set at $60,000.00. Both are under the supervision of the MDOC. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 08/17/2018, the Booneville Police Department began investigating a reported sexual assault of a child under the age of 16 alleged to have occurred at a residence on Oak Street in Booneville. Investigation led to the arrest of Clinton Tyler Duran Haughton, 24 of Michie, TN. He is charged with one count of statutory rape. His bond was set at $75,000.00. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 11/08/2018 the Booneville Police Department arrested Amanda Pearl Fore, 33 of Booneville, for three counts of directing or causing a youth to commit a felony. This arrest is the result of investigation into the burglary of a concession stand at the Booneville Westside City Park on 10/23/2018 in which money was taken. Her bond is set at $5,000.00. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 11/09/2018 the Booneville Police Department responded to Wal-Mart for a report of felony shoplifting with more than $1,400.00 in merchandise stolen. The suspects were identified as Zandra Alicia Shumpert, 34 of Booneville, and Cassandra “Toot” Nichols, 37 of Booneville. Shumpert was arrested on 11/28/2018. Her bond was set at $5,000.00. A warrant has been issued for Nichols’ arrest. If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of Nichols, please contact our agency at (662) 728-3162. Nichols is also wanted by the MS Department of Corrections. This case will be presented to the Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 11/20/2018, the Booneville Police Department responded to Booneville Headstart School on South Bryant Street to a reported burglary. Suspect Arsenio Chandler, 28 of Booneville, was arrested and charged with burglary of the building and burglary of a bus on the campus with intent to commit larceny therein. His bond was set at $5,000.00. his case will be presented to the Prentiss County Grand Jury.

On 11/14/2018, a Booneville Patrol Officer was conducting patrol operations in the area of East Church Street and East Chambers Drive when he attempted to make contact with a suspicious male walking. A foot pursuit ensued ultimately resulting in the capture of the male suspect identified as Gerald Wayne Johnson, 41 of Booneville. Johnson was found to be in possession of a stolen firearm and a felony amount of methamphetamine. He was charged with both of these offenses. He was also determined to be a convicted felon and as such, charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The stolen firearm was traced back to an auto burglary which had been committed during the previous night on East Chambers Drive. Johnson was then additionally charged with burglary of an automobile. He was on probation with the MDOC. His bond was set at $50,000.00. This case will be presented to the next Prentiss County Grand Jury.

The Booneville Police Department is seeking help from the public in locating Keyajo Mariah Price, 20 of Booneville. She is described as a black female, 5'08", 154 lbs., with black hair and blue eyes. She is wanted for questioning in an ongoing investigation. She is wanted for questioning in an ongoing investigation.

If you come into contact with her or have any information as to her whereabouts, please contact our agency directly at (662) 728-5611 or call 911. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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