November 23, 2022

Brandon Police Arrest Man For Domestic Violence After Pursuit Through Woods

Morgan Howard

On Wednesday, November 23, at 12:07 p.m. Brandon Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Cherry Hill Cove.

Officers were told a domestic disturbance was in progress.

When officers arrived, they noticed blood and several broken items in the home, as well as the victim covered in blood with cuts on her hands and swelling on the right side of her head.

The neighbor told police that a man wearing a multi-colored shirt with a black, yellow, and red flag ran westbound through the woods.

The victim said that the suspect had a pistol and a long gun with him.

Units from MHP Air Operations, Rankin County Sheriff’s Office, Pearl Police Department, and Richland Police Department helped find and arrest the suspect. He was identified as 28-year-old Jvari Stapleton.

After being taken into custody, Stapleton was checked by medical personnel and was unharmed.

However, he did indicate suicidal tendencies, therefore he has been transported to St. Dominics for observation and evaluation.

Stapleton is being charged with Aggravated Domestic Violence and is being held on a $500,000 bond.


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