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Suspect & Victim Arrested In Auto Burglary Incident

Jerry D. Roark

Benjamin K. Miller












On Sunday, January 09, 2011 at approximately 2:54 p.m., the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office responded to Resorts Casino in reference to an auto burglary.While en route to the scene, the Sheriff’s Office was advised that the subject had fled the scene in a blue Chevrolet Trailer Blazer. An officer with the Sheriff’s Office was able to make a traffic stop on the vehicle on the parking lot of Paul Battle Arena & Exposition Center. 


The male subject was identified as Jerry Donald Roark, 41, of Memphis, Tennessee. The vehicle that the suspect was driving had been reported stolen by the Horn Lake Police Department. 

Jerry Donald Roark was transported to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office and is being charged with auto burglary and possession of stolen vehicle. 


The victim in this incident was also arrested. Benjamin K. Miller, 33, of Hernando is wanted for probation violation by the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). 


Both, Roark and Miller, remain in custody at the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office.


/r/Eugene Payne, Commander