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INCIDENT / ARREST REPORT

Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department
711 Jackson Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655

 _X_ INCIDENT
     ___ Juvenile
     ___ Senior
           Citizen
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 ___ ARREST
     ___ Child
           Abuse
     ___ Domestic
     ___ Involved
           Alcohol
 CASE NUMBER:
  002262-15G-2012
Date Reported:
  7-15-2012
 Time Reported:
  10:30 PM
 OFFENSE:
  TBD
 STATUTE:
  
  ___ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 OFFENSE:
  
 STATUTE:
  
  ___ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 OFFENSE:
 
 STATUTE:
 
  ___ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 Location of Offense (Exact address, include Room/ Apt. No.)
 144 Huntington Place
 Oxford, Mississippi
 Date of Offense:
  7-15-2012
 Time of Offense:
  7:30 - 10:30 PM (estimated)
 Location of Arrest (Exact address, include Room/Apt. No.)
  N/A
 Date of Arrest:
  N/A
 Time of Arrest:
  N/A
 Reporting Officer:
  Det. Sam Murphy
 Unit Number:
  633
 Assisting Officer:
  Det. Ted Armstrong
 Unit Number:
  615

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PERSON 1
 Type:
 Victim
 Category:
 Adult
 Foul Play Suspected
 Yes
 Name:
 Ambrose Garrett
 Alias/Street Name/ Nickname
 none
 Vic/Offender Relationship
 unknown
 Race
 White
 Height
 6' 0"
 Weight
 210 lbs.
 Hair
 Gray-black
 Eyes
 Blue
 Sex
  M
 Hat
 N/A
 Jacket/Coat
 N/A
 Shirt
 blue with abstract pattern
 Pants
 khaki
 Skirt/Dress
  N/A
 Age
     50
 DOB
 3/16/1962
 Soc. Security #
 XXX-XX-XXXX
 Scars/Marks/Tattoos
 none observed at scene
 Injury Extent
 fatal
 Injury Description
 no external injuries visible at scene
 Address
 121 Cedar Hill Drive, Oxford, MS
 Res Phone 662-234-XXXX
 Bus Phone 662-232-XXXX
 Occupation
 Insurance broker
 Employer/School
 Garrett Insurance
 Employer Address
 1350 N Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS

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PERSON 2
 Type:
 Witness
 Category:
 Adult
 Foul Play Suspected
 N/A
 Name:
 Julie Arbuckle
 Alias/Street Name/ Nickname
 none
 Vic/Offender Relationship
 unknown
 Race
 White
 Height
 5' 4"
 Weight
 127
 Hair
 Dark Blonde
 Eyes
 Gray
 Sex
 F
 Hat
  N/A
 Jacket/Coat
 none
 Shirt
 black
 Pants
 khaki
 Skirt/Dress
 N/A
 Age
     48
 DOB
 5/29/1963
 Soc. Security #
 XXX-XX-XXX
 Scars/Marks/Tattoos
 none
 Injury Extent
 none
 Injury Description
 N/A
 Address
 142 County Road 140, Oxford, MS
 Res Phone 662-236-XXXX
 Bus Phone 662-238-XXXX
 Occupation
 Accountant
 Employer/School
 Arbuckle Accounting
 Employer Address
 1525 University Drive, Oxford, MS

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PERSON 3
 Type:
 Witness
 Category:
 Adult
 Foul Play Suspected
 N/A
 Name:
 Chester Hawkins
 Alias/Street Name/ Nickname
 Hawk, Jester
 Vic/Offender Relationship
 unknown
 Race
 White
 Height
 5' 7"
 Weight
 137 lbs.
 Hair
 Brown
 Eyes
 Green
 Sex
 M
 Hat
 none
 Jacket/Coat
 none
 Shirt
 white t-shirt
 Pants
 blue denim
 Skirt/Dress
 N/A
 Age
     53
 DOB
 10/17/1958
 Soc. Security #
 XXX-XX-XXXX
 Scars/Marks/Tattoos
 none
 Injury Extent
 none observed at scene
 Injury Description
 N/A
 Address
 158 Oak Place, Oxford, MS
 Res Phone 662-236-XXXX
 Bus Phone N/A
 Occupation
 none
 Employer/School
 N/A
 Employer Address
 N/A

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ITEMS OF EVIDENCE/PROPERTY RECOVERED
 (1)  Type
     ___  Damaged
     ___  Lost
     ___  Recovered
     ___  Stolen
     ___  Taken into Evidence
 Item Description

 All evidence to be documented and collected by CSU.
 (2)    Type
     ___  Damaged
     ___  Lost
     ___  Recovered
     ___  Stolen
     ___  Taken into Evidence
 Item Description

 

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 REPORTING OFFICER'S NARRATIVE (Brief narrative of the facts surrounding the offense and the arrest.)

At 9:52 p.m., Dispatch received a 911 call reporting the discovery of a dead or dying person at the Whitehall Community Center at 144 Huntington Place. The caller identified herself as Julie Arbuckle, resident of the Whitehall community and neighbor of the community center. Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Unit 224 (Officer Steve Harding) was dispatched and arrived at the scene at 9:59 p.m. At 10:06 p.m., R/O contacted Dispatch and requested backup and medical assistance. Unit 305 (Deputy P. J. Watson) and Unit 202 (Officer A. L. Quinlan) were dispatched to provide backup and arrived at the scene at 10:14 p.m. and 10:16 p.m. respectively.

Reporting Investigators (R/Is) Detectives T. Armstrong and S. Murphy were assigned and proceeded directly to the scene. At R/Is' request, Coroner's Inspector L. Johnson and a CSU team were notified to respond to the scene. R/Is arrived at the scene at 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival, R/Is found that R/Os had secured the area. Environmental conditions at the scene upon arrival are as follows: Clear; Exterior Ambient Temperature 75° F / 24° C; Relative Humidity: 93%; Interior Ambient Temperature 77° F / 25° C; Interior Relative Humidity: 54%.

R/O Harding made the following verbal report, which is stated in summary and not verbatim. R/O responded to the location and was met at the entrance to the community center by a visibly agitated adult white female, who identified herself as Julie Arbuckle (Person 2). Person 2 directed R/O to a meeting room inside the facility.

R/O Harding noted the overhead lights were on in the room and observed an adult white male (Person 1) seated at and slumped onto a table. Person 2 identified Person 1 as Ambrose Garrett, president of the community's Homeowners' Association and nearby resident. R/O observed the man was unresponsive and exhibited no observable signs of life. R/O Harding secured the scene and contacted Dispatch to request backup and medical assistance.

R/O Harding said YCSD Unit 305 (Deputy P. J. Watson) arrived at approximately 10:14 p.m. and YCSD Unit 202 (Officer A. L. Quinlan) arrived at approximately 10:16 p.m. Both units provided backup and assistance in securing the scene. YCFD EMTs B. Harcourt and N. Keller arrived at 10:14 p.m. The EMTs leaned Person 1 back in his chair to an upright seated position. The EMTs unbuttoned Person 1's shirt to gain access to his neck and chest to check for life signs. After determining Person 1 was deceased, the EMTs withdrew from the crime scene.

R/O Harding indicated that Person 1's head and arms were on the table when he arrived, with the left side of Person 1's head resting on his folded arms consistent with a sleeping or resting position. After the EMTs checked out Person 1, Person 1's body would not stay in an upright position so his head was returned to the table with his arms at his side. R/O Harding said that no other items on the table had been disturbed.

R/O Harding further said that, to the best of his knowledge, the following personnel had occasion to enter the crime scene areas and should be excluded by CSU personnel: Julie Arbuckle, EMT Harcourt, EMT Keller, Officer Quinlan, Deputy Watson, and himself.

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