EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during January:

Speeding, 15; no driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), two; no proof of insurance, four; DUI-1st offense (zero tolerance), one; improper equipment, two; disregard for traffic device (stop sign), one; lost property, one; dog and animal control violation, two; harassment, two; threats, two; disturbance of a family, one; possession of liquor, two;

possession of beer, one; contempt of court, three; malicious mischief, four; peeping tom, one; petit larceny, one; simple assault, five; simple assault-attempt to create fear, one; and grand larceny (jewelry), one.

The EPD investigated seven traffic accidents, and made one felony arrest and seven misdemeanor arrests.

Felony Arrest

Ortegus Coffey: uttering forgery.

Misdemeanor Arrests

Brad Cole: contempt warrant.

Hershall Devon Hunter: suspended DL-implied consent.

Perez Ledger: contempt warrant.

Billy Dean Medders: suspended DL-implied consent, no insurance and improper equipment.

Nicole Gabrielle Roberts: DUI-1st (zero tolerance), possession of beer and improper equipment.

Brick Pryor Townsend: simple assault-attempt to create fear.

Ashley Wise: contempt warrant.

Grand Jury


These are results from the December 2013 recall/January 2014 grand jury in Webster County Circuit Court involving Eupora PD cases:

• Robert Baker, DUI-3rd: five years/two years house arrest/three years post-release supervision.

• John Johnson, indecent exposure-3rd offense: five years/two years to serve/three years PRS.

• Lazerick Davis, sale of marijuana at school: pretrial diversion.

• Markita White, uttering forgery-three counts: three years probation, non-adjudication.

• Krystal Hill, possession of crack cocaine within 1,500 feet of a church: two years probation, non-adjudication.

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.