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Jernard Black in Custody


Today, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, Jernard Black was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Coahoma County Sheriff's Office and transferred to the custody of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office. The following charges are being filed:
• Jernard Black - Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, and Conspiracy
Jernard Black is scheduled to appear before a judge for an initial appearance tomorrow, May 9, 2024.
On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, the Tunica County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to shots fired near a residence located on Bankston Drive in Tunica, MS. Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the area.
Upon arrival, sheriff deputies made contact with a female on scene that advised deputies that she had been assaulted. The victim advised that a vehicle parked in front of her residence. The victim observed the vehicle and stated that she then approached the vehicle and observed it to be occupied by three black male subjects. The victim identified the occupants as Antonio Allen, 22, of Tunica (driver); Jernard Black, 34, of Tunica (front passenger); and Martrevious Sanders, 32, of Tunica (rear passenger).
The victim attempted to make contact with the rear passenger, Martrevious Sanders, when Jernard Black exited the vehicle and began striking her with a gun and his fist. The victim advised that Jernard Black stole her wallet, which contained $900.
During the altercation, Sanders allegedly exited the vehicle and discharged a firearm in the direction of another vehicle in front of the victim's residence, who fled the scene.
The following charges have been made:
• Antonio Allen - Conspiracy and Accessory After the Fact
• Martrevious Sanders - Conspiracy and Accessory After the Fact
Antonio Allen and Martrevious Sanders have both been arrested and were released on bond in the amount of $35,000.
This investigation is active and ongoing. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact TCSO at 662-363-1411. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400, any information leading to an arrest may pay up to $1,000.00.
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