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Two arrested for felony motor vehicle theft.


Reported from Tupelo Police Dept Facebook Page:

——For Immediate Release—–


2 Suspects Arrested for Felony Motor Vehicle Theft

On 04-26-2022 at approximately 10:30 pm Tupelo Officers responded to 885 Barnes Crossing (Applebee’s) for a reported stolen auto. The Victim advised that their white 2014 Hyundai Accent had been taken between 4 pm and 10:15 pm on 04-26-2022.

As officers were completing the stolen vehicle report another call was received of individuals stealing a license plate from a vehicle in the area of 527 Carnation (Salvation Army). On Carnation Street TPD Officers located suspects Jonathan Henry (23 y/o male, Abbeville MS) and Timothy Hossier (21 y/o male, Tupelo) standing by the stolen Hyundai now missing its license plate.

Henry fled on foot into a wooded area but was quickly located by TPD police K-9 units and arrested without injury. Both suspects were transported to LSO and after preliminary investigation charged with Felony Motor Vehicle Theft.

On 04-27-2022 Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Weir set bond for each at $25,000.

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