Car struck by brick

Published 7:34 pm Friday, November 17, 2017

A woman’s Chevrolet Malibu was struck by a brick while she was driving on the 800 block of Monroe Street Wednesday before noon.

The woman told police she was driving when she noticed an object coming at her vehicle. According to the police report, she realized it was a brick when it struck the car’s hood. The woman did not see anyone in the roadway as she was driving, but when she saw a man walking into a house on the block, according to the police report.

The woman said she did not see the man when the brick was thrown.

Man arrested for hit-and-run

Jamal Thrash, 31, was arrested after leaving the scene of an accident with injuries at the intersection of Lafayette Parkway and Morgan Street Wednesday morning.

According to the police report, officers responded to the scene where a driver was going to be getting medical attention for his back. The driver told police he was travelling on Lafayette Parkway and was stopped for traffic when a Dodge Ram struck his vehicle.

The driver said Thrash told him he was leaving the scene of the accident and the driver then followed Thrash to the Summitt Station on Vernon Road. According to the police report, the driver knew Thrash from work.

After identifying the driver of the Dodge Ram as Thrash at the company both men work at, he was called in and then arrested. Thrash was also charged with driving on a suspended license and following too closely.

Three arrested for suspended license, hiding from police

Anthony Staples, 34, Leroy Morgan, 47, and Quincy Keys, 39, were arrested for obstruction and driving on suspended license at the 500 block of Revis Street Thursday after 9:30 a.m.

According to the police report, officers were on the scene for an entering auto investigation when they saw Staples pull up to a house and park. Officers knocked on Staple’s door for more than ten minutes before he answered.

While talking to Staples about his parking and asking to see his license, he said he did not have one. Officers ran his name, and when it came back that his license was revoked, Staples was arrested.

According to the police report, officers continued to knock on the door when Keys opened it before 10:30 a.m. She told police there was no one in the house and let them search anyways. While searching the house, an officer noticed that Keys kept blocking a closet door as they walked by it.

According to the police report, officers found Morgan in the closet. Both were then arrested for obstruction.

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