Pascagoula residents demand answers at city council meeting

Pascagoula property owner Mark Everson addressed the city council, questioning how they handled the stop.

Everson told the filled meeting room that he wants the city to conduct a thorough investigation of the police department’s role in the incident, and that he wants the city to take action.

“I hope they will step back and recognize their obligation to oversee the affairs of the city, including the police department,” said Everson. “I hope that they’ll do that in a way they’ll review the procedures that are in existence and mash them up with what actually happened in this instance, and finally try to decide whether it was appropriate to use discretion here.”

After Everson’s comments, the board thanked him for speaking, but didn’t mention any further action.