Police: Dirt Cheap burglary lands man in jail

Jesse Burnett | Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Department

A man is accused of burglarizing the Dirt Cheap store in Tupelo.

Posted: Mar. 14, 2019 3:17 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A man is accused of burglarizing the Dirt Cheap store in Tupelo.

On Wednesday at 1:47 a.m., Tupelo police responded to a burglary alarm at the store on West Main Street.

When officers arrived, they saw a man inside the store.

Police say the man fled to the rear of the building, but he was captured during a search of the building.

The suspect, 33-year-old Jesse Burnett, is charged with one count of commercial burglary

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