Ricky Meeks arrested in Illinois

The Muskegon Police Department wishes to announce that Ricky Meeks, 29 years of age, who was wanted on felony warrants for firearms violations has been arrested.

Meeks was also wanted for questioning reference a shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Isabella Street in the City of Muskegon on Friday, May 27, 2011.  The victim of that shooting was Jermaine Buchanan, 29 years of age from Muskegon who was shot once in the abdomen but has since recovered.

U.S. Marshals working in conjunction with Muskegon Police and WEMET Investigators acted upon information that Meeks might be hiding in Illinois.  U.S. Marshals located Meeks in Decatur, Illinois and arrested him on the outstanding warrants.

Meeks will be returned to Muskegon to face charges pending an extradition hearing.