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5 suspects in custody, 2 suspects still wanted in Lee County embezzlement investigation

More suspects have been identified as part of a Lee County theft investigation.

Posted: Jul 1, 2019 5:03 PM

UPDATE 07/01/19 - All remaining suspects are in custody. 

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Devonta Orr | Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Department

Taveras Brown | Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Department

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - More suspects have been identified as part of a Lee County theft investigation.

Mitchell Distributing Company contacted the Lee County Sheriff’s Department on June 19 and reported multiple incidents of employee theft.

Investigators determined at least seven suspects were involved with the theft and embezzlement of the business’ merchandise, according to the sheriff's department.

Six of the seven suspects were employees at the time of the thefts.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department has already made five arrests in the investigation:

  • Darrius Pack, 26, of Okolona
  • Jasper Williams, 27, of Shannon
  • Isaac Morgan, 50, of Columbus
  • Quintel Montgomery, 23, of Tupelo
  • Benji Williams, 37, of Baldwyn

The following suspects are still wanted.

  • Travares Brown, 38, of Tupelo
  • Devonta Orr, 27, of Verona

According to the sheriff’s department, the stolen merchandise was sold and distributed to convenience stores in the Chickasaw County area and Okolona.

The merchandise is valued at approximately $100,000.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brown and Orr can contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 662-680-5766 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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