Posts Tagged ‘automobiles’

Auto dealer gets more than three years for marijuana possession

by Associated Press Published: August 3,2012

Tags: automobiles, Cars, dealer, dealership, illegal drugs, marijuana, sentencing

JACKSON — A man convicted of a marijuana charge related to a raid on a Jackson car lot has been sentenced to more than three years. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at the car lot in February along with Johnny Earl Course and David E. Jones. Stambaugh […] [...]

Car dealer pleads guilty after raid nets 416 pounds of marijuana

by Associated Press Published: May 29,2012

Tags: automobiles, car dealerships, Cars, courts, drugs, illegal drugs, illicit drugs, marijuana, plea, raid, sentencing

JACKSON — Federal court records say the owner of a used car dealership in Jackson has pleaded guilty to charges related to a raid on his business that allegedly uncovered 416 pounds of marijuana. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at the car lot in February along with […] [...]

Judge nixes city’s attempt to annex Nissan plant

CANTON — A federal judge has ruled that the Canton Nissan plant is safe from annexation through 2030. The Clarion-Ledger reports the city’s lawsuit seeking the right to annex the plant was dismissed Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves dismissed the suit with prejudice, meaning Canton will not be allowed to file another suit […] [...]

Lawyer reports McAllister, Nissan reach settlement

JACKSON — A lawyer for Deuce McAllister says a deal has been reached with Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. in a federal lawsuit over the former Ole Miss and New Orleans Saints running back’s failed Mississippi car dealership. Attorney Joe Roberts tells The Associated Press the settlement has been submitted to the court for approval. He […] [...]

Toyota VP: Blue Springs progressing toward full production

by Associated Press Published: April 2,2012

Tags: automobiles, Automotive, Cars, manufacturer, manufacturing, production, vehicles

BLUE SPRINGS — Five months after starting production, and weeks into its second production line shift, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi is making progress toward full capacity, according to a plant executive. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports David Copenhaver, vice president of administration for the Blue Springs plant, said the facility will be able to […] [...]

Canton-Nissan trial postponed until summer of 2013

by Associated Press Published: February 28,2012

Tags: annexation, automobiles, Automotive, courts, hearing, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, manufacturer, manufacturing, taxes, trial

CANTON — A Madison County Chancery Court trial on the city of Canton’s petition to annex the Nissan North American plant has been postponed until June 2013. Canton and Nissan are also in federal court over legislation approved in 2000 that prohibits the city from annexing the plant for 30 years without the automaker’s written […] [...]

Trial set for Canton’s lawsuit against Nissan plant

by Associated Press Published: February 27,2012

Tags: automobiles, Automotive, courts, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, mamnufacturing, manufacturer, municipal government, taxes

CANTON — The city of Canton’s lawsuit against Nissan North American for the right to annex the nearby vehicle production plant is scheduled for trial in August. Canton officials say legislation approved in 2000 that prohibits the city from annexing the plant for 30 years without the automaker’s written consent violates the equal protection clauses […] [...]

Car dealer charged with intent to distribute 416 pounds of marijuana

JACKSON — The owner of a used car dealership in Jackson and two other men have been charged with possession with intent to distribute 416 pounds of marijuana after a tip led authorities to the car lot, federal court records said. Jeremy Lee Stambaugh, owner of Paradise Auto Sales in south Jackson, was arrested at […] [...]

Study: Recalls had little or no effect on Toyota’s brand

by MBJ Staff Published: February 21,2012

Tags: automakers, automobiles, Automotive, brand, Cars, marketing, quality, recalls, safety, trucks, vans, vehicles

A study from North Carolina State University shows that Toyota’s safety-related recalls that began in 2009 made little to no impact on how consumers perceived the brand. “These findings highlight the importance of establishing and maintaining a reputation for quality,” says Dr. Robert Hammond, an assistant professor of economics at NC State and lead author […] [...]

Judge gives McAllister, Nissan more time for negotiating

by Associated Press Published: January 6,2012

Tags: autombile dealerships, automobiles, Automotive, bankruptcy, Cars, courts, lawsuit, vehicles

JACKSON — A federal judge is giving attorneys for former New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. more time to negotiate a settlement in a lawsuit between them over the football star’s failed Jackson auto dealership. A court filing late yesterday said “because progress was demonstrated” U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda […] [...]

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