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.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Few Clouds
74° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 74°
Columbus
Overcast
74° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 74°
Oxford
Scattered Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 72°
Starkville
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 68°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather