Monday, December 10, 2018

Arrest Made in UMMC Shootings

JPD issued the following statement. 


Jackson Police have made an arrest in the shooting investigation involving two small children, that happened on last month in front of the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Investigators have charged 20-year-old, Alcantara Garner, with 3 counts of aggravated assault and 1 count of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Numerous tips were received through the Crime Stoppers hotline.  Using some of that information, investigators were able further the case and have several felony warrants issued for Garner’s arrest.
 
Earlier this evening, Garner surrendered himself to investigators at Police Headquarters.  Garner was questioned about the incident and later booked on the related charges.

Garner will remain in custody as he awaits his initial court appearance.

Kingfish note: He was arrested last year for receiving stolen property and petit larceny.  It is not known if the cases were prosecuted.
 

21 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you JPD and the public.

Anonymous said...

I want to be certain all who read this understand my pride in the actions of the JPD in their investigation and resolution of this incident. In my opinion, JPD always gets the criminal. As a resident of Clinton I am proud of the officers of JPD and their efforts on a daily basis to uphold their commitment to enforcing the law in the cesspool that is Jackson.

East Clintwood said...

Oddly, when I look at his name I see Alcatraz.

New Car Smell said...

Oh my goodness. Somebody named their baby after synthetic micro-suede material typically found on the steering wheel of a Mercedes. Alcantara.

Anonymous said...

Needs a “blessing”

Anonymous said...

Ha! I knew I recognized his name! That’s the fancy fabric people put in their cars! His mother must be a seamstress.

Anonymous said...

I'm waiting for the rest of the story. Was he known to the mother and/or the children?

Yes, and thank you for the salutes to JPD. We need every ounce of strength they can give us and we are grateful for them.

Anonymous said...

I knew a really fine girl on the east coast with the last name Alcantara. Alcantara also a type of fibre that is a leather substitute.

Anonymous said...

Why did they leave out his address, or city of residence?

Theca Jones of the Roguish Gent Podcast said...

Look at JPD. Doing actual police work. Unlike Madison SO.

Kingfish said...

The problem is usually not JPD, it is the DA and Judges, who you refuse to criticize.

Anonymous said...

There you go again Melvin thinking that your opinion carries some, er, weight.

Anonymous said...

This thug was arrested last year on various charges in Jackson, but of course the charges were dismissed.

Anonymous said...

JPD can catch the criminals but the judges will just release them back onto the streets.

Anonymous said...

JPD does a tremendous job, especially considering their resources and pay. Unfortunately the gross incompetence (or worse) of the DA and judges will ensure crime continues in Jackson.

Sgt Joe Friday said...

It has got to be frustrating to JPD that they put their lives on the line to catch criminals and then the judges just dismiss charges or slap them on the wrist. And then the citizens they are trying to protect and serve elect the same judges over and over...

Theca Jones of the Roguish Gent Podcast said...

@Kingfish

When have I refused to criticize the judges?

Anonymous said...

Thorca: Please remind us when you HAVE criticized Jackson or Hinds judges. I'll wait....

Anonymous said...

So...I hear on WLBT that this little POS was drawing disability, at age 20, because he got shot in the leg and got a metal plate installed. His court appointed POS lawyer was trying to get sympathy for claiming this punk has PTSD.

My dad fought in 2 wars, WWII and Korea, was wounded, captured, escaped and never could get his VA benefits because his records were burned in St Louis in th ‘70’s. And this guy gets a check! WTF! This crap stain gets what he deserves for shooting two children. Those kids didn’t deserve any of this. Meanwhile we give shit like this disability when we have our older members of society on a fixed income and they have to worry about whether to buy meds or eat. Go figure! Don’t you just love this politically correct society we live in?

Anonymous said...

Oh, please! JPD only did their job because of all the press. The FBI was on the scene. JPD had to try to do something. Oh, by the way, his mother turned him in, JPD did not find him.

Wiseowl said...

I am still waiting on the rest of the story from the Brookhaven police killings. We are always left hanging.

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