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Tupelo Police Make Burglary, Kidnapping, Sexual Battery Arrests

Posted by Steve Rogers | July 20, 2012 / 09:10am | Local News, Crime
PRESS RELEASE/FROM TUPELO POLICE

On JULY 17, the Tupelo Police Dept arrested 26-year-old Phillip A Gunn after officers responded to a disturbance call where Gunn fled the scene on foot.

He broke into a home in the area where several juveniles were sleeping. Gunn restrained one of the juveniles to keep her from alerting the police. He was located hiding in the house by Tupelo Police officers.

Gunn was taken before Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson where his bond was set at $50,000.

In an unrelated case, Tupelo police arrested 26-year-old David J Samples for sexual battery. He is charged with the sexual battery of a child under the age of 14.

Samples bond will be set during a Justice Court hearing Friday morning.
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