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Two men end up in jail after a Tupelo drug bust - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – A drug bust in Tupelo lands a Florida man and Colorado man in jail.This is what Tupelo Police seized during a traffic stop on I-22 near the Natchez Trace Parkway Friday.- Advertisement -Investigators say it’s about 20 pounds of marijuana and THC wax.The street value is estimat
Large amount of weed seized in Tupelo traffic stop
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Officers seized 20 pounds of marijuana during a recent traffic stop in Tupelo.On Friday, October 19 at approximately 11:55 p.m., Tupelo police conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck on Interstate 22 near the Natchez Trace Parkway for careless driving.
Tupelo police seek credit fraud suspect
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police are asking for the public’s help locating a credit card fraud suspect.The suspect is identified as Jonathan Edward Terry.On June 27, a Lee County grand jury indicted him for his alleged role in a lengthy fraud investigation.Police say he was identified using imag
Tupelo police need help in identifying theft suspects
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo Police need help finding two men accused of stealing from the Belk at the Mall of Barnes Crossing.Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi and TPD are trying to figure out who these two men are.- Advertisement -They say the two took clothes from the Belk store without pa
Tupelo officials say section of West Jackson Street closed
Motorists must take a detour, going west by turning right on Lumpkin Avenue, left onto Lambard and left onto Vassar, which will intersect with West Jackson.
Tupelo River provide specialty coffee, something extra
TUPELO•Peter and Kelley Vance were driving down a road one night, looking for a place that offered a good cup of coffee and maybe a beer.But there wasn’t a place that offered both, and Peter thought of the possibilities of having a storefront.The beer idea was dropped in favor of coffee.
Tupelo backs away from controversial food truck rules
Curt McLellan, owner/operator of the Local Mobile food truck in Tupelo, puts his gloves on as he prepares to cut tomatoes prior to lunch time on Monday at Ballard Park in Tupelo.Adam Robison | BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM/
Traffic stop on interstate yields 20 pounds of marijuana
A Tupelo patrolman pulled over a vehicle for careless driving on Interstate 22 near the Natchez Trace around 11:55 p.m. on Oct. 19. During the stop, police found around 20 pounds of marijuana and THC wax with an estimated street value of $75,000.
Lee County man killed in train/car collision in Sherman
Sherman Police Chief Joel Spellins has confirmed that a Lee County man was killed this morning (Monday, Oct. 22) in a train/car collision at a railroad crossing in downtown Sherman.Chief Spellins said that Joe Wesley Gaines, 64, of County Road 183, Tupelo, was killed when he drove his car across the
Formal charges filed from Friday shooting - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
MONROE COUNTY (WCBI) – Official charges have beenfiled in connection with a Friday shooting in Monroe County .Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says 20 year old Ronald Tillman faces one count of aggravated assault for wounding his uncle during the shooting on Mack Circle.
Wreck sends one to hospital
A wreck on Highway 8 East at Dixieland Friday morning involved two 18-wheelers and a van and resulted in the driver of the van being taken to a Tupelo hospital.Sgt. Derrick Beckom, spokesman for the Mississippi Highway Patrol said a white Dodge van apparently pulled out of a driveway near County Roa
Two charged with car burglary, credit card fraud
TUPELO - A pair of Memphis-area men are behind bars, accused of breaking into cars and credit card fraud.Tupelo police responded to the North Gloster Walmart around 9 p.m. Saturday for two men suspected of credit card fraud. Officers detained Dennis Stevenson, 34, of Southaven; and Henry Sherrod Jr.
Car Collides with train in Sherman
SHERMAN, Miss. (WTVA) -- Emergency responders have been called to the scene of a train and car accident in Sherman.Multiple law enforcement agencies confirm the accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. at the crossing at 3rd Avenue and Main Street in the city.WTVA News has a crew heading to the scen
Tupelo talks food truck regs: What you need to know
Scott Mattox, right, gets a plate of food from Carlos Acosta and the Taqueria Ferrus food truck on West Main Street in Tupelo on Tuesday. The Tupelo City Council is considering adopting an ordinance to regulate mobile food vendors.THOMAS WELLS | BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM/
One dead after single car crash in Union County
ETTA, Miss. (WTVA) - A Myrtle man was killed in a single-vehicle accident.The accident happened around 2:45 p.m. Sunday on CR 47.Union County Coroner Pam Bowen identifies the deceased as Austin Hunsucker, 25.The coroner says Hunsucker left the road and hit a tree.Bowen says another passenger was in
Shots fired outside Tupelo store - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
TUPELO (WCBI) – Tupelo Police are looking for two cars involved in a Wednesday night argument which ended with shots being fired. The occupants of a blue Dodge Stratus and a white Chevy Tahoe were arguing in the parking lot of the North Gloster Wal-Mart when the Tahoe driver pulled a gun and fired
1 dead, 2 injured from fatal crash in Littleville
LITTLEVILLE, Ala. — One person is dead and two others are hospitalized Sunday after a fatal crash in Littleville, according to the Colbert County Coroner.
Two charged with Tupelo robbery
The investigation led to the arrest of Deonte Goree, 18, of 3393 Meadow Drive, Tupelo; and Calvonte Gates, 17, of 2732 Beasley Drive, Tupelo. Both are charged with armed robbery. Even though Gates is only 17, he is being charged as an adult.
Missing Itawamba County teen found, man in jail
FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County sheriff's investigators say a teenage girl reported missing this week has been found and the man she was believed to be with is now in jail.Jason Dickinson with the sheriff's department says Paige Coleman, 15, of Mantachie, was found in Tupelo.In jail in connec
Tupelo rallies in McGlaun's return
SOUTHAVEN•Facing a must-win situation, Tupelo used one of its famous second-half, double-digit comebacks to defeat DeSoto Central 24-10 on Thursday night and keep itself in playoff contention.Facing a 10-0 deficit in the third quarter, Tupelo’s offense exploded for three touchdowns. Stephon McGlaun