UPDATE: Man wanted for burglary in Tupelo now in custody

Devonta Lyons is wanted in Tupelo.

Posted: Nov. 17, 2017 2:12 PM
Updated: Nov. 20, 2017 4:26 PM

UPDATE 11/19/17

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -Tupelo police arrested 22-year old Devonta Keeton Lyons on Friday, November 17th.

Lyons is charged with four counts of burglary of a dwelling and possession of marijuana.

Both are felony charges.

Lyons is also a person of interest in the break-ins at Simply Sweet by Margarete Bakery in Tupelo.

He is currently in the Lee County Jail. His bond was set at $35,000.


ORIGINAL STORY

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Tupelo police are asking for the public’s help locating a 22-year-old wanted for the burglary of a dwelling.

According to Tupelo police, there is an active warrant out for Devonta Lyons. He is described as a black man, approximately 6’4” and weighing 195 pounds. He has a light skin tone with freckles.

Police say he sometimes wears a mustache and a short-cut beard.

Police say he is a person-of-interest into the recent break-ins of Simply Sweet by Margarete on South Green Street. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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