10:20 update: Clinton
Police arrested Ashton White last night at an apartment complex off
Savannah Street in South Jackson. White had been wanted in connection to
three home burglaries in Clinton.
The Clinton Police Department announced the following arrests and seeks the public's help in finding a suspect:
Highlighting the importance of community policing and awareness of residents to their surroundings, Clinton Police have apprehended multiple individuals wanted for recent crimes in the city. Working on tips and shared information between jurisdictions, multiple individuals have been taken off the street.
Clinton Police have arrested and charged two suspects in the September 18 strong-armed robbery of Wal-Mart in Clinton. After receiving tips through Crimestoppers, Clinton Police identified the two suspects as Sherman Roberts and Domanic Nashamba Peals of Jackson.
Arrest warrants were issued for both individuals and entered into the national Crime Information Center (NCIC) database. On September 28, Roberts and Peals were pulled over by the Dallas, Texas police for operating a vehicle without a tag. Peals and Roberts were driving a car purchased just days before in Biloxi, Miss.
During the traffic stop, Dallas Police received a notification from the NCIC database that the Clinton Police Department had warrants for their arrest. CPD was notified of the arrest in Dallas and began extradition proceedings. Peals and Roberts were extradited to Mississippi by CPD last week and are in custody of the Hinds County Detention Center. Bond has been set at $500,000 for each individual.
Clinton Police also announce the arrest of two individuals and seek information on the identification of a third suspect in the October 1, auto burglary of five cars and auto theft of another in Clinton.
Clinton Police have arrested Mario Frelix, 18 Y/O of Jackson, MS and a juvenile in the burglary of five automobiles on the campus of Mississippi College and one count of auto theft. Following a short pursuit to south Jackson on Thursday, Clinton Police arrested Frelix and the juvenile.
“The arrests of these individuals underscores the importance of community relationships with law enforcement. Events like tonight’s Neighborhood Night Out keep the line of communication open and build stronger relationships between first responders and the community,” stated Chief Mike Warren of the Clinton Police Department.
Clinton Police are seeking the assistance of the public to identify a third suspect in the case.
Finally, Clinton police have a warrant for the arrest of 23 year old Ashton White of Jackson, MS. White is wanted in connection to several residential burglaries in Clinton on October 2nd and
Charges from additional jurisdictions may be pending against Ashton White.
Tips can be shared with the Clinton Police Department at 601-924-5252 or with Crimestoppers at 601-355-TIPS.