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Starkville man charged with assaulting police officer

Photo: Starkville Police Department

Police arrested Eugene Pepper III, 33, on Friday, Jan. 18.

Posted: Jan 23, 2019 4:57 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A local man is accused of assaulting a police officer in Starkville.

Police arrested Eugene Pepper III, 33, on Friday, Jan. 18.

He’s charged with simple assault on a police officer, which is a felony.

He also faces several misdemeanors.

He’s accused of damaging a patrol vehicle.

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