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Posted on: May 2nd, 2014

On May 1, 2014, while working Disaster Relief Detail in the Auburn community, two subjects were arrested and charged with looting. It was reported to the Lee County Sheriffs Department Command Center that suspicious individuals that were picking up copper wire and utility items. The description of the vehicle and suspects were dispatched and within a few minutes a traffic stop was initiated. Suspects were arrested and items recovered. Sheriff Johnson wants to send a strong message that this type of criminal activity will not be tolerated. This community has been through enough.

Arrested were:
David Bennett, 177 CR 1009, Tupelo
Zachary Gumm, 402 CR 1766, Tupelo

Charge: Looting
Bond: $50,000

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