Petal Police officer suffers heart attack, department sets up fund


PETAL, Miss. - This is a press release from the Petal Police Department.

The Petal Police Department has set up a benefit account to raise money for Officer Charles Reid.

Officer Charles Reid suffered a heart attack last Wednesday, requiring a quadruple bypass surgery on Friday.

Officer Reid is a single father of four kids, two of which still live at home.

Officer Reid will be out of work for several months and there is an immediate need for financial help while he is recovering and unable to work.

You can donate any branch of Bancorp South under “Benefit Account for Officer Charles Reid”.

The Petal Police Department is very grateful for such an outpouring of support they have already received from the community during this time.

For more information on donations please contact Miranda Williams of the Petal Police Department at 601-544-5331.

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