JPD issued the following press release and mug shot:
On Monday, October 3, 2016, at approx. 6:30 PM, Jackson Police Officers responded to Catholic Charities at 200 N. Congress St. regarding a sexual assault. Upon officers’ arrival, it was learned a female victim was sexually assaulted in the parking lot of this location. A description of the suspect was provided by the victim and officers were able to locate and detain him a short time later. He is identified as Mitchell Lamar Drake, 45. He was arrested for Sexual Battery and booked into the City Jail.
Kingfish note: This crime took place next to Smith Park. Drake is one of the homeless people who hangs out there on a regular basis and walks around downtown quite a bit.