The FBI is now involved in the search for a Missing Memphis Man. James Irby Junior disappeared after a traffic stop in Walls, Mississippi on May 4th. Irby's family says they were told by the officer who made the stop that Irby ran after the officer found two small bags of marijuana in his car. Irby's family says they were told that he ran through a wheat field and into nearby trees before disappearing into a swamp. But family Members say they have been told different stories by Walls P.D. and were told the traffic stop happened at two different locations. One location would have been at Church and Hwy 61, and the other would be about a quarter of a mile down the road from the first location near a swampy area. The family feels they are getting the runaround from Walls P.D.
Irby's family says officer Jenkins says he tased Irby twice after he ran across Hwy 61. Irby's family disputes that saying Irby could not have run because he had gout and prostate cancer. The Mississippi NAACP says that the Walls Police Department reported to the NAACP that James Irby Junior was not tased. The family of James Irby Junior is also questioning how he was stopped. Noting that officer Jenkins did not call for backup when Irby was stopped.
Memphis man last seen at Walls traffic stop, family questions Miss. PD's story: http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/story/22450565/memphis-man-last-seen-at-walls-traffic-stop-family-questions-mpds-story#ixzz2VBqCTxgf
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