Aggravated Domestic Assault Arrest – Rodney Lamar Cook
On May 17, 2018, Officers arrested 37 year old Rodney Lamar Cook, of Gulfport charging him with one count of Aggravated Domestic Assault. The warrants were obtained from Harrison County Justice Court Judge Louise Ladner who set bond at $25,000.
The arrest was the result of a patrol response to the area of the 1100 block of 28th Street. Officers were attending to an unrelated call when they heard a female screaming for help. Officers identified the location of the female. Officers observed a dispute between Rodney Cook and an adult female who Cook was in a relationship with. Officers investigated the dispute which let to the arrest of Cook. The victim sustained injuries to her face and neck consistent with an attempted strangulation. Cook was processed and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.
This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this incident contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or by telephone at (877)787-5898.