EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during June:

Speeding, 21; suspended driver’s license, one; disregard for traffic device (stop sign), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, four; DUI-1st (0.21 percent BAC), one; disorderly conduct, two; curfew violation, one; junk vehicle ordinance violation (Hill Street), one; blight and property maintenance (Hill Street), one;

dog violation, two; dog complaint, one; malicious mischief, one; trespassing, three; petit larceny, nine; stolen medication, one; shoplifting-1st offense (Dollar General), two; simple assault, one;

contempt warrants served, four; stalking, one; domestic violence, one; domestic abuse protection order (temporary), one; aggravated assault (knife), one; and aggravated domestic violence (knife), one.

The EPD investigated nine traffic accidents, and made these arrests:


Martha Gee: domestic violence-aggravated.

Dillon Purnell: attempt to commit sexual battery.

Robert Wofford: aggravated domestic-strangulation.


Shirlena Avent: petit larceny.

Marcus Dale Box: suspended DL.

Roberta Carr: telephone harassment.

Michael Eric Devers Jr.: domestic violence.

David Scott Fason: disorderly conduct: failure to obey an officer.

Ricardo Garcia: DUI-1st and no insurance.

Christopher D. Hill: contempt warrant.

Jeryl Hill: contempt warrant.

Precious Ivy: contempt warrant.

Melissa Williams: contempt warrant.

Other Agency

Kalilah Starks: Oktibbeha County SO.

EDITOR’S NOTE: An arrest does not mean the accused is guilty. U.S. citizens are presumed innocent until they are proved guilty in court.