Tupelo Police officer arrested on DUI charges

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Tupelo Police officer Tommy Ivy Jr. was arrested Sunday and has been charged with Driving While Under the Influence by Natchez Trace Park Rangers. Full Story
Fannie

Tupelo, MS

#1 May 2, 2011
He need to be removed from the police department,not be paid because he committed a crime
Fannie

Tupelo, MS

#2 May 2, 2011
He should be removed from all police departments, and not be paid
Ida Mae

United States

#3 May 3, 2011
Well since he was arrested by a Park Ranger he comes under FEDERAL jurisdiction which means he has to appear before a FEDERAL JUDGE.
just a thought

Hattiesburg, MS

#4 Nov 4, 2011
i agree with most of all of the comments. None the less, he is innocent until proven guilty. he will have to appear before the federal judge in oxford. The Rangers take their detainees to the nearest jail when arrested on the trace for processing. He posted bail. As far as being place on paid leave, this is the same as if any other public employee such as a school teacher. If he was fired, and then found not guilty, he would sue the city for wrongful termination. I agree he should lose his job, but in due time after due process.
Benny A

AOL

#5 Nov 11, 2012
Nothin wrong with the man having a few drinks,but used bad judgement,when he got behind that wheel.
anon

Tupelo, MS

#6 Nov 12, 2012
Benny A wrote:
Nothin wrong with the man having a few drinks,but used bad judgement,when he got behind that wheel.
There is plenty wrong with drinking and driving as you put other people at danger and could kill them. My neighbor got 20 years for killing someone while he drove drunk. Police get paid to set an example. It is not a licence to break the law. You sound like an irresponsible person.
Benny A

AOL

#7 Nov 14, 2012
aint nuffin wong wit haivin a draink.Anon like the man said,you need to keep your stupid A*S off these threads.I will say it again.Theres not a damn^d thing wrong with taking a drink.He made a mistake,when he got behind the wheel.Understand now idiot?Go back to sleep.
anon

Tupelo, MS

#8 Nov 15, 2012
Perhaps alcohol has killed a few brain cells.

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