Tupelo Police Make Assault, Shoplifting Arrests



TUPELO, Miss. (Police Press Release) — The Tupelo Police Department has made an arrest in connection with an aggravated assault.

On 02-11-15, officers were dispatched to an aggravated assault at Barley Courts Apartments on South Gloster St. Upon arrival they found a female victim that had been cut multiple times.

Witnesses were able to give a suspect and vehicle description to officers. Elinor Clark was arrested a short time later.

The victim was transported to NMMC and treated for her injuries.

Lee County Justice Court Judge Chuck Hopkins set Clark’s bond at $20,000.

In an unrelated case, Tupelo police investigators made an arrest after a series of felony shopliftings.



Marcus Vaughn has been charged with two counts of felony shoplifting. Vaughn is accused of shoplifting jewelry from local pawnshops on February 4 and February 5.

Lee County Justice Court Judge Chuck Hopkins set Vaughn’s bond at $30,000.

Vaughn is currently on probation with MDOC.

The Verona Police Department assisted with the investigation.


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