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graham The Tupelo Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a grand larceny investigation.

Beth Ann Graham is being charged with one count of grand larceny.

Graham was employed by a cleaning service and is accused of stealing items from homes that she was cleaning.

Lee County Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland set Graham’s bond at $10,000.00.

EleopoulosThe Tupelo Police Department is trying to locate a suspect wanted for embezzlement under contract.

Michael Eleopoulos, 45 of Tupelo, is accused of accepting money to perform home repairs and not completing the repairs.

The repairs were for damages received during the April 28, 2014 tornado.


The Tupelo Police Department has made three arrests in connection with a burglary and vandalism that occurred at the Boys and Girls Club.

On 07-27-14 employees discovered that suspects had broken into the building, vandalized the building and stole items.

Two males and one female juvenile have been detained. The juveniles are currently being charged in Youth Court.


Robert Carnathan of the Tupelo Police Department was honored Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, for 20 years of service to the City of Tupelo.

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The City of Tupelo is pleased to support the “Tupelo Night Out” event by providing ice cream for your neighborhood which will be delivered by the

                         Tupelo Police Department and Tupelo Fire Department.

Your City Council Representative and City Officials will make plans to visit your neighborhood between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Please contact your local Neighborhood Association for locations.


Join the fun! Get to know your neighbors!

Junior Police Academy Graduation

two arrestedThe Tupelo Police Department has charged two suspects in connection with a shooting that occurred 07-15-14. Tiuntae Dixon and Jeremy Merideth are both being charged with aggravated assault. Dixon was arrested at a residence in Aberdeen and Merideth was taken into custody at a Tupelo hotel. The United States Marshalls Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force assisted in locating and arresting both suspects.

Bond will be set at 3 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Lee County Justice Court.

richie darby photoThe Tupelo Police Department has arrested Richie Darby, who was listed on the Top 5 Most Wanted in the city, and charged him with false pretense.

Darby is accused of contracting with two separate homeowners to repair the roofs of their homes, demanding payment up front, and never returning to complete the work.

Lee County Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland set Darby’s bond at $15,000.

On June 20 and 21, The Tupelo Police Department participated in Operation Cross Country VIII.  This operation consisted of Tupelo’s Criminal Investigation Division, Patrol Operations Division, North MS Narcotics Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Over the two-day operation, a total of 13 suspects were charged with misdemeanor prostitution.  One of those suspects was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana.  Another suspect was charged with non-related contempt of court warrants from Tupelo Municipal Court.

The 13 suspects arrested were all women between the ages of 19 and 36 years old.  Each suspect was taken to the Lee County Jail and was required to make a $500 bond.

The penalty upon conviction shall be punished by a fine not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($ 200) or by confinement in the county jail for not more than six (6) months, or both.

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