Two people are facing charges following an arrest in Mexico last (Wednesday) night. Mexico Public Safety Department responded to the 400 block of Bolivar around 6:20 in reference to a disturbance.
(Mug shot of J’zmin Fierge)
(Mugshot of Amar N. Sykes)
According to the press release personnel learned that 23-year-old Amar N. Sykes and 18-year-old J’zmin Fierge both of Mexico, had come to the area to fight some area residents.
During the altercation, Sykes, injured a 20-year-old man.
That man was taken to University Hospital by Audrain Ambulance District where he was treated and released. Public Safety says Fierge was threatening people with a gun while the assault was happening.
Mexico Public Safety located the suspects a couple of blocks away and arrested Sykes for 3rd Degree Assault and Fierge for Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
Both were processed at Mexico Public Safety and taken to the Audrain County Jail.