Monday, June 15, 2015

Craigslist sale goes bad in Rankin.

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey issued the following press release:

Rankin Deputies Arrest Strong Armed Robbery and Assault Suspect

Rankin County Deputies were dispatched to Regions Bank located at 101 Spann Drive off of Spillway Road near Old Fannin Road at2:51 pmon Monday in reference to a physical altercation in the parking lot resulting in injuries.  Callers reported witnessing the suspect flee the scene headed toward Flowood on Old Fannin Road in a black 1996 Infiniti.  One witness was able to follow the suspect at a safe distance until Sheriff's Deputies were able to make visual contact with the suspect vehicle and intercept. Upon seeing the deputy, the suspect changed directions and headed north on Old Fannin Road attempting to evade law enforcement.  The suspect later identified as Jamaree Ellis Stevens 23 years of age from 3595 Holmes Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi. STEVENS was driving extremely reckless, passing vehicles in the center turn lane at high speeds.  Deputies on scene at the Bank reported to pursuing deputies that STEVENS would be facing strong armed robbery and aggravated assault charges.  Due the violent nature of the original offenses and he reckless manner in which STEVENS was fleeing, deputies took what actions was necessary to end the pursuit.  When STEVENS slowed to turn into a gas station, a deputy drove his patrol vehicle into the rear of STEVENS vehicle thereby pinning STEVENS vehicle between a metal sign and the patrol vehicle.  This was after STEVENS had slammed on brakes numerous times attempting to cause the deputy to wreck.  STEVENS was then taken into custody without further incident.

The victims in this case are a 56 year old female and a 65 year old male.  The couple arranged a meeting with STEVENS on Craigslist and agreed to meet at the McDonald's on Old Fannin Road at Spillway Road to sell some jewelry.  After seeing the jewelry, STEVENS acted as if he was going into the Regions Bank to withdraw money to pay for the jewelry.  When STEVENS exited the bank he asked to see the jewelry again.  At that time STEVENS robbed the couple of the jewelry.   When the couple fought back, STEVENS threw the female to the ground and the physically assaulting the male.  The male pursued STEVENS on foot and ran out of his shoes.  Due to the hot asphalt, the male received major burns to his feet causing his skin to peel.  When the female was thrown to the ground she sustained injuries including a possible broken leg.  Both were transported via AMR to area hospitals.

STEVENS has booked into the Rankin County Jail on charges of strong armed robbery, aggravated assault and felony evasion.  He will be held without bond pending his initial appearance before Rankin County Judge Kent McDaniel.

This is a great example of citizens and law enforcement working together to put an end to a criminals run.  Citizens were able to provide valuable information in a timely manner and made sure not to place themselves in danger. Now with District Attorney Guest and our Circuit Court Judges in Rankin County we will do everything possible to make sure STEVENS doesn't reoffend in Rankin County for a long time.

Kingfish note: I usually handle Craigslist transactions in the parking lot of a police station.


Anonymous said...

Ain't thinkin if you robbing whitey in Rankin.

Imagine Guest will make an example of this Jackson thug.

Anonymous said...

I always conceal carry a firearm when I make a craigslist transaction.

Anonymous said...

Lesson to be learned here???
Don't f&ck with old people in Rankin County. They've been dealing with thug asses like this for decades.......

Anonymous said...

Don't mess with any of us in rankin county.

Anonymous said...

When you leave Hinds County you leave the protection of Robert Smith.

The suspect later identified as Jamaree Ellis Stevens 23 years of age from 3595 Holmes Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi.

Do your crime in Jackson. You have a better chance of getting away with it.

Anonymous said...

He jus a good boy. He wouldn't hurt nobody. Stupid a$$ thugs are gonna learn they can't play in rankin. GET'EM GUEST!

Anonymous said...

Let's extend the Madison moat to Rankin.

Anonymous said...

Do rankin prisoners only wear yellow?

Anonymous said...

Unless those of you who fled for the burbs make some efforts to improve Jackson, these types of crimes will continue. We have way more criminals here than any of Rankin and Madison County have jail space. Yeah Guest will lock them up, throw the book at them, etc., but that's treating the symptoms, not curing the problem.

Anonymous said...

Great video on, shot by an onlooker. Thug was actually wearing a suit and ran a short distance after the crash. He was tased (on camera) "without incident". Taser use not even mentioned by WLBT. Good job Rankin County!

Anonymous said...

7:47 PM admits that Jackson is helpless to help itself.

There is plenty of jail space in Madison and Rankin counties. Because the Justice System works. They get charged, indicted, tried, convicted, sentenced and sent on their merry way to the big house before Robert Smith can find the paperwork to put before the Hinds grand jury.

Anonymous said...

@ 7:47 blah blah blah.. Same ole story. Ever wonder why Rankin cops profile people with Hinds county tags? I'd say the burbs are already helping out Jackson. These thugs that commit crimes in our cities will be locked up for many years, where they would just be no billed in Hinds county.

Anonymous said...

Yellow jumpsuit denotes a "violent offender".

Anonymous said...

WLBT coverage

Anonymous said...

Its mind-blowing to think that he would actually attempt this in Rankin County. Did he really expect any other outcome besides the one that resulted? He should have simply called the county jail and made reservations.

Anonymous said...

"Upon deploying my X26 Taser, the suspect became immediately compliant."

Anonymous said...

7:47, wrong

As more and more residents arm themselves, hopefully we can start to eliminate more Jackson residents that venture over the river.

Everyone wins!

Anonymous said...

7:47- We fled Jackson as we quietly chose not to raise our children in the Jackson enviroment. You called us racist, rednecks and forever called us out as being snobs. You got what you wished and voted for, "The City of Soul." Sorry, you can't have it both ways.

Anonymous said...

Rankin County is NOT Hinds County. You will be arrested, you will go before the bar of justice, and you will do the time. Stay home !

Follow The Money said...

Speaking of Gluckstadt Rezoning (and since Kingfish is staying away from the Madison Supervisors' race): Somebody mentioned that a Supervisor's job is tough; answering the phone, checking on culverts and tromping around in knee-high, snake infested weeds. The only snake handling J. Bell Crosby does is meeting, off the record, with Rudy, Banks and Griffin. His knowledge of culverts is limited to photos he's seen on flipcharts prepared by Rudy at 800 bucks an hour. Crosby once claimed to be making more money than any other Kroger manager in five states. Why would he shit-can that plum to ride around Madison County listening to Merle Haggard and ads from Mac's Fresh Market? The answer today is the same as it was the day he was first elected.....'follow the money'.

Anonymous said...

Fuk all u stupid azzez did yall ever stop to think maybe it was a stupid thought for the fact he may was tryin to support his family people go all out for they family!!!yes it was very very VERY STUPID of him but u can't judge someone even wen they make dumb decisions in sure you all have made ignorant decisions in your lives no matter where you come from or was raised your county does ignorant shit too!!#fukoff��

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