Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Ridgeland PD nab shooter.

An afternoon of excitement in NE Jackson and Ridgeland came to an end as Ridgeland PD arrested a Justin Fowler after he shot at a van leaving the Home Depot on I-55 N in Jackson.

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Chief Jimmy Houston told JJ the driver of the van arrived at Home Depot to pick up some materials.  He met Mr. Fowler in the parking lot. Mr. Fowler drove a newer model white Dodge Ram truck.  The two individuals met at Home Depot and had words. The victim left the parking lot with Mr. Fowler in pursuit. The chase continued to Briarwood Drive and then Old Canton Road.  Mr. Fowler shot at the victim with a .22 rifle but did not hit anything or anyone.  The victim was able to call 911. JPD transferred the call to Ridgeland PD.  RPD quickly dispatched units that apprehended Mr. Fowler on Old Canton Road north of Lake Harbor.  Mr. Fowler is white.  It is not known if Mr. Fowler was exercising his open-carry privileges or if he was wearing Home-Depot, oops, I meant hunter's orange. 

RPD arrested the suspect and charged him with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia, and careless driving.  RPD also seized the rifle and several other firearms in the truck.   JPD has not requested extradition of Mr. Fowler to its custody nor has it inquired about the shooting. No bond has been set for the suspect.

Kingfish note: The victim needs to go down to JPD and file a criminal complaint. Nice job, Ridgeland dispatch. Yes, JJ will file a request for the police report. ;-) 

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

yawn ... you lost us at "white."

Anonymous said...

I didn't think white people committed crimes in Jackson. I guess it's a first. Well, boy howdy.

Micah Gober said...

That is one dumb white boy. He must have been on meth.

Anonymous said...

Amazing. It happens today and is reported today. What about that bogus bullshit last week where blacks all over the metro were shooting at all these little white hysterical girls. NO report yet???

Anonymous said...

Must've known to drive north so Micheal Guest could actually prosecute it, and R.P.D. Could actually catch em, and like the Chief said actually hold em.

Lord knows Hinds DA Robert Shueller-Smith ( really ) hyfinated, wouldn't have convicted him. CONGRATS R.P.D.
Job well done men.

Anonymous said...

James Hutto, George Affleck, Nattyo Grey, Bennie Gunn, Daryl Dedmon, Bernard Hubbard - all worst-of-the worst criminals convicted by Robert Shuler Smith's office.

Has he lost any cases in recent memory? Am I missing something?

Anonymous said...

All gimme cases, I.e...Slam Dunks ! Enough evidence Stevie Wonder could've presented em and received a convection.

Stop it !

Anonymous said...

Any "man" that expends time and money on eyebrow perfection wouldn't hesitate to adopt the comical feminine practice of last name hyphenation.

Anonymous said...

Whatever happens, please, please make sure to remember that your comments are about race. If not, I might get confused about what back-ass state we're in.

Anonymous said...

8:20 how many of those cases did he actually prosecute?

Micah Gober said...

11:39 if you don't like Mississippi please leave. You liberal views about Mississippi is only good over a Jackson Free Press.

Anonymous said...

Cases listed above were all a waste of taxpayer money. The state gets to choose which cases got to trial so of course they pick the cases easily won.. Then they (prosecutors) parade around like they are some kind of legal badasses... Especially that Hutto case... Ridiculous grandstanding on that one..

Anonymous said...

Zimmerman case and hyper media coverage might not help race relations and prosecuting crimes with racial motivations that are below the hate crime threshold. Law enforcement think assault is a 'he said she said' crime like domestic violence. The peace officers and state's attorneys generally like the movie-type stuff.

Anonymous said...

I doubt he was open carrying a .22 rifle. Rifles tend to limit mobility when worn in a waist holster.

Anonymous said...

Mike Goober ( misspelling intentional) racists are not in the majority in MS. And, frankly, if we had a referendum on open carry, it would go the way of the Parenthood referendum.

Disliking the ill mannered and boorish and racists who embarrass our state is not limited to liberals.

Your " why don't you leave" is worthy of a toddler.

Anonymous said...

If we had a referendum on open carry it would go the way of the vote on the state flag.

Anonymous said...

The Ridgeland police are the biggest bunch of Barney Fife's I have ever seen. They could not find their way out of a wet paper sack. They are too scared to go after the real criminals, but thrive on stopping citizens for going five miles over the speed limit. Yes, that takes a real tough guy. Jimmy Houston is no intelligent man by any stretch, however he allows these idiots that call themselves law enforcement patrol our streets. Shaving your heads and dressing like wanna be navy seals does not earn you respect.
These are the flunkies that protect us... Hahaha.

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