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Saturday, May 16, 2020, Atoka Police Officer Jedediah Griffith arrived at the Atoka County Jail due to a man refusing to leave after being asked multiple times by jail staff.
The man, Alfredquick Derron Smith, 43, of Greenwood, Mississippi, told Officer Griffith that he was not leaving and to lock him up.
Officer Griffith asked Smith to leave the area multiple times, but he continued to refuse.
Smith was placed under arrest for loitering and disobeying a lawful order. He was escorted to the east port and booked into the jail. He was released on the 18th of May.
On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Atoka Police Officer Tyson Dillishaw was dispatched to the Love’s gas station for an individual that had been previously trespassed from the property.
The man, identified as Smith, was served with a trespass earlier that day by an Atoka Police Officer during day shift hours.
Officer Dillishaw made contact with Smith at the Walmart parking lot beside Love’s. The officer advised Smith not to return to Love’s or he would be arrested. Smith told the officer he understood the warning.
Thirty minutes later, Smith was back on the Love’s property. Officer Dillishaw returned to the location. When he arrived, Atoka Police Sergeant Jimmy Taylor was already on scene leading Smith up the steps into the Walmart parking lot.
Sergeant Taylor advised Dillishaw that he had seen Smith walking through the diesel pump aisle, south towards Walmart.
Smith was transported to the Atoka County Jail for booking. He is charged with trespassing after being forbidden, (misdemeanor).