Tupelo Crime

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  • Court sanctions Shumpert attorney

    Sunday | via Newms360.com 

    A judge has levied sanctions against the attorney pressing a wrongful death suit over the June 2016 shooting death of Antwun "Ronnie" Shumpert. Carlos Moore, of Grenada, represents the Shumpert family in the ongoing litigation. 4 comments

    Related Topix: Tupelo, MS

  • Resident captures burglary suspect

    Friday Mar 24 | via Newms360.com 

    A Shannon man is behind bars after being captured by the owner of the home he was trying to burglarize. Tupelo police were dispatched on a burglary call to a home on Deer Run Road around 1:45 a.m. Friday. 3 comments

    Related Topix: Shannon, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Crime Reports: March 23, 2017

    Thursday Mar 23 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Wednesday at 11 a.m. a Deanto Evans, 26, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, possession of a weapon by a felon. a A Bonnie Farm Circle woman returned home and found her son's soon to be ex-wife on the property.

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    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Tupelo, MS, Saltillo, MS

  • Crime Reports: March 22, 2017

    Wednesday Mar 22 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Tuesday at 11 a.m. a Richard Tapp, 35, of Saltillo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of methamphetamine, driving with a suspended license, expired tag. a A contractor left a backhoe on property on County Road 1498.

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    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Saltillo, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Woman charged in Marietta shooting

    Tuesday Mar 21 | via Newms360.com 

    The Prentiss County Sheriff's Department responded to a reported shooting at a County Road 4001 Marietta home March 16. When deputies arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the face. He was transported by ambulance to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

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    Related Topix: Marietta, MS, Prentiss County, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Crime Reports: March 21, 2017

    Tuesday Mar 21 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Monday at 11 a.m. a Marshun Gilbert, 26, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, simple assault on an officer, domestic violence, failure to yield to blue lights, four counts of running a stop sign, reckless driving. a Cody Owens, 18, of Baldwyn, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, possession of a Schedule II drug. 1 comment

    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Tupelo, MS, Baldwyn, MS

  • Arrests made in Tuesday Clay County shooting

    Friday Mar 17 | via Daily Times Leader 

    The Clay County Sheriff's Department investigators made two arrests early Friday morning in connection with the Tuesday shooting that left two Tupelo residents dead on a back road in Clay County. CCSD, coordinating with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, arrested Shundray Johnson, 22, of Mantee, and Taberrius Coffey, 24, of Calhoun County and charged each with two counts of murder.

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    Related Topix: Clay County, MS, Tupelo, MS, Mantee, MS

  • Arrests made in Clay County double homicide

    Friday Mar 17 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    Two men are behind bars in West Point for their alleged roles in the murder of two Tupelo residents whose bodies were found in a vehicle on the side of the road in rural Clay County Tuesday. Early Friday morning, deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office arrested Shundray Johnson, 22, of Mantee, and Tabarrius Coffey, 24, of Calhoun City, for the murder of 23-year-olds Kentario Boyd and Kenya Campbell, according to a press release from CCSO.

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    Related Topix: Clay County, MS, West Point, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Tupelo police Tase erratic suspect

    Friday Mar 17 | via Newms360.com 

    A man wandering around a North Thomas Street neighborhood in his underwear Thursday night was Tased by police when he resisted arrest. Tupelo Police Department spokesman Capt. 5 comments

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  • Clay County investigating double homicide

    Wednesday Mar 15 | via Newms360.com 

    Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said a pair of 911 callers around 4 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious vehicle on the west end of Dixie Road. Deputies found the bodies of a man and woman inside a red Chrysler PT Cruiser on the rural gravel road. 1 comment

    Related Topix: Clay County, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Tupelo, Saltillo moving forward with park cameras

    Tuesday Mar 14 | via Newms360.com 

    Saltillo Parks & Recreation hopes to have surveillance cameras installed by this summer. It will take a little longer in Tupelo. 4 comments

    Related Topix: Saltillo, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Crime Reports: March 10, 2017

    Friday Mar 10 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Thursday at 11 a.m. a Teasha Armstrong, 24, of Walls, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, child endangerment, possession of cocaine, no proof of insurance, possession of paraphernalia. a A County Road 1282 woman let someone borrow her 1992 GMC pickup for one day. 5 comments

    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Tupelo, MS

  • Arrest made in Tuesday Tupelo shooting

    Thursday Mar 9 | via Newms360.com 

    Cornelius Verdelle Bady Jr., 20, of Tupelo was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a felon after the Tuesday incident in east Tupelo. Tupelo police detective Scott Floyd said the victim was showing off a handgun to friends when Bady approached and showed interest in purchasing the gun. 2 comments

    Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Prison, Lee County, MS

  • Crime Reports: March 8, 2017

    Wednesday Mar 8 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Tuesday at 11 a.m. a A County Road 748 woman said her stepson poked three holes in the roof of her car and stole a necklace and cellphone from her son. a A County Road 931 Tupelo woman said she was home sick and her ex-boyfriend walked into her house and started crying.

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    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Tupelo, MS, Saltillo, MS

  • Our Opinion: Open dialogue key to continuing to build trust

    Wednesday Mar 8 | via Newms360.com 

    Continued efforts to better connect Tupeloans with the officers that protect and serve this community took another step forward this week. Tupelo Police Department and city of Tupelo officials hosted a public forum Monday evening titled "All-America Conversation," described as a continuation of promises made to keep city business open and transparent to all residents. 12 comments

    Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Violent Crime, Opinion

  • Crime Reports: March 7, 2017

    Tuesday Mar 7 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Monday at 11 a.m. a Wiley Courtney, 28, of Mooreville, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, three counts of identity theft. a Bryan Jones, 44, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, felony fleeing, disorderly conduct, possession of paraphernalia, running a stop sign. 2 comments

    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Mooreville, MS, Tupelo, MS, Verona, MS

  • Tupelo shooting suspect detained

    Tuesday Mar 7 | via Newms360.com 

    The shooting on Payne Street just after 11 a.m. forced nearby Lawhon Elementary School to go into temporary lockdown. It returned to normal status by 11:30 a.m. Tupelo police spokesman Capt. 4 comments

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  • Open dialogue: Mayor, police leadership take questio...

    Tuesday Mar 7 | via Newms360.com 

    Efforts by Mayor Jason Shelton and police leadership to energize a renewed sense of engagement between local residents and city law enforcement took center stage Monday night during a public forum dubbed an "All-America Conversation." "This is a continuation of our promise to be open and accountable and transparent in conducting the business of the city of Tupelo," said Mayor Shelton during opening remarks Monday.

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    Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Violent Crime, Opinion

  • Crime Reports: March 3, 2017

    Friday Mar 3 | via Newms360.com 

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Thursday at 11 a.m. a Corey Brinker, 29, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, speeding, driving with a suspended license, no proof of insurance. a Jason Clay, 36, of Blue Springs, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of methamphetamine, no seat belt.

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    Related Topix: Lee County, MS, Tupelo, MS, Blue Springs, MS, Nettleton, MS

Tupelo Law

If I hire a DUI attorney, is it possible to have my second offense DUI expunged even if I have a child endangerment & restraint?
I am attending my first AA meeting tomorrow, and I am currently trying to be admitted into an outpatient rehab facility because I am a full-time student. I went through a rode block and blew .19. Is there anything I can do to keep my license and not have my insurance jump sky high?
So, you have a second offense Driving While Under the Influence with a .19 BAC reading and running a Road Block with a...
I was in a wreck and because I had a prescription of Xanax in my purse I got a dui ticket
I hit my head on the steering wheel and the only fst he gave me was watching his finger. I had just taken a blow to my eye. He said I failed and gave me a dui ticket. A dog ran out in front of me and I wasn't going to swerve because I have always been told not to. My tire hit the gravel and I ran off the road hitting a fence. The Sherrifs dept got there and took my purse immediately. The hwy patrol came to the ambulance and told me he suspected I was under the influence. He did the fst and drew blood after I got to hospital. My eye was almost swollen shut. But he chose to do the eye test.
As for the "eye test," please review my previous answer. DUI "other substance" charges are quite common. Many people...
I was arrested with dui other, failure to control my vehicle, and paraphinalia.
I went to the emergency room 4 hours after the accident to get a drug test because the police did not administer one. It came back negative for everything. The paraphinalia is the plastic wrapper off of a cigarette pack. The Dr said it was a seizure which runs strong in my family. I have an appointment with a neurologist now. What are my chances of beating this?
None of us can tell you what your chances are based on this little information. However, we can all agree that your...
Regarding a DUI what is the difference in non adjudicate and expunge?
3 yrs ago my daughter got a DUI. We hired an attn to get it off her record. She fulfilled all requirements but when she applied for a job it showed up. Attn blamed it on slow courts and now says it has been Expunged . But when I ask for Documentation he said there is none because it was expunged. I called justice court and was told it has been non adjudicated but not expunged. Is it off her record or not?
Talk to her attorney. If it has not been expunged, there was no non adjudication 3 years ago unless a minor in certain...
I recieved a DUI (other) for marijuana a year ago. My court date is tomorrow, will I be drug tested oon my court date?
Or will I be tested when probation starts?
Have you been found guilty? Just because you are charged doesn't mean you are guilty. Unless you show signs that you...
Is law enforcement officers taking blood at DUI checkpoints legal?
Wouldn't it violate our constitutional rights against unlawful search and seizure? Especially without a warrant. If they do take your blood for a blood alcohol analysis where does their rights to use this end? Can they then submit it for a record to have your DNA on file for future use of any government organization. Is not my blood my personal property? This is going to be a long and legally treacherous road and I want to know my rights when put in this position.
Taking blood at a checkpoint would certainly be flying in the face of the Fourth Amendment, although sobriety...
DUI appeal six years later
Received a letter from attorney that was on the docket of going to court for appeal from 2007. Six years later.
The wheels of justice turn slowly.