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Durant Police Department Media Release for 5/13/2009


From news release:



On 05-13-2009 at approximately 0548 hours, I, Ptl. Michael Shufeldt was dispatched to 600 block of S. 2nd Ave. in reference to a stolen vehicle report.  Upon my arrival, I spoke with Brenda Smithey who advised me of the following:

     On 05-13-2009 at approximately 0130 hours, she parked her red Jeep Cherokee in the driveway at her house. At approximately 0535 hours, her mother noticed the vehicle was missing from the drivway and told her.  She then went to the driveway where she observed that her Jeep was missing.   I asked Brenda Smithey if her Jeep had any distinguishing marks.  Brenda Smithey advised me that the ignition is broken out, the fenderwells have faded from black to gray, and the headliner on the driver's side is loose.  Brenda Smithey also advised that inside the Jeep was her brown purse with a wooden handle (unknown brand), her checkbook from First United Bank (unknown check numbers), a dark blue women's wind breaker jacket (unknown brand), and a choctaw nation sun visor.  No physical evidence was observed at the scene.


On 05-12-2009 at approximately 2257 hours, I, Ptl. Michael Shufeldt was dispatched to 1201 N. 2nd Ave. (University Arms Apartments) in reference to a possible fight in progress.   I went to apartment where the noise was coming from and made contact with several juveniles and Misty Delozier.   While I was talking with Misty Delozier, the apartment manager  came into the apartment and advised me of the following:

     Approximately one week ago,  while the officers were present, she told Misty Delozier that she was banned from the property and was not to come back.  She has also told Misty Delozier several times in the past that she was not allowed on the University Arms property.

      I transported Misty Delozier to the Bryan County Jail where she was booked in and cited for trespassing.


On 051209 at approx. 1505 hours, Officer Rocky McDaniel investigated a two vehicle accident at Washington and Live Oak.  A 1998 Olds 88, driven by Shirley Smith, failed to yield from a stop sign and was struck by a 2000 Chrysler Sebring, driven by Amber Landa.  Three children in Landa's vehicle were transported to MCSO for minor injuries.


On 051209 approx. 1515 hours, Officer Bryan Moore was dispatched to the 1300 block of N. 1st regarding a theft.  Amber Shastid advised that someone had broken into her vehicle between 1200-1500 hours.  The right rear window was broken out and her purse, Ipod, MP3 player, Nintendo DS, cell phone, $50 cash were taken.  Total loss of items was $781 and damage to window estimated at $200.


On 051209 at approx. 1945 hours, Officer Bryan Moore was dispatched to the 1300 block of Carol Circle regarding a burglary.  Robert Hendrix advised that someone had broken a window in the residence and taken a Grago Magnun airless paint sprayer ($571).  No evidence was located at the scene.