Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputies arrest Anthony Gaige Handley

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Law enforcement has been on the lookout. But it wasn’t until Monday that Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputies caught Anthony Gaige Handley.

It was during a traffic stop. Handley was carrying a bowie knife – a problem for a convicted felon.

Deputies running a background check found an outstanding warrant for armed robbery.

The warrant was from Columbus – on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Handley allegedly pulled a gun on a homeowner who arrived home just in time to see Handley loading some of his property into a container.

The homeowner wasn’t injured. Handley took off with the stolen goods according to the warrant.

Handley is currently in the Lowndes County jail.

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