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Man Arrested for Possession of a Firearm by Tupelo Police Department

According to Tupelo Police Department reports dated July 3, 2024, a significant arrest was made related to a firearm possession by a convicted felon. The incident began on July 2, 2024, when authorities conducted a routine traffic stop on McCullough Blvd. due to an equipment violation. The driver, identified as Corillus C. Gamble, aged 41 and from Nettleton, was initially detained for an active Capias Warrant and several traffic infractions.

Upon searching Gamble’s vehicle, law enforcement officers discovered a firearm and subsequently determined that Gamble had a prior felony conviction on record. As a result of these findings, on July 3, 2024, Gamble was formally charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Following legal proceedings, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Sumner issued a ruling on July 3, 2024, setting Gamble’s bond at $5,000. The case is scheduled to be presented before the Lee County Grand Jury for further consideration.

The Tupelo Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident as part of their ongoing efforts to uphold public safety and enforce firearm possession laws.

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