Tupelo P.D. Car Allegedly Taken for Joy Ride
TUPELo, Miss. – (WCBI) On 11-25-13 the Tupelo Police Department arrested 22-year old Devante Buchanan of Shannon for motor vehicle felony taking. Tupelo Police Officers were dispatched wreck that occurred at S Gloster and Shell St. While at the scene an officer was gathering information when Buchanan, who was a passenger in one of the wrecked vehicles, drove off in a Tupelo Police Vehicle.
Buchanan was spotted in the vehicle a short time later in the Downtown area. After a brief pursuit Buchanan stopped at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office where he was taken into custody. Buchanan is charged with felony motor theft, driving with a suspended license and driving under the influence.
Lee County Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland set Buchanan’s bond at $100,000.00