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Three arrested following Tishomingo County auto burglaries

Scotty Pruitt, Anthony Tensley, Michael Richardson Jr. (l-r)

Law enforcement in Tishomingo County arrested three people after auto burglaries over the weekend in the Eastport area.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 7:22 PM

IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) — Law enforcement in Tishomingo County arrested three people after auto burglaries over the weekend in the Eastport area.

Scotty Pruitt, 47, of Iuka, is charged with possession of stolen property and accessory after the fact.

Anthony Tensley, 38, of Iuka, is charged with accessory after the fact and aggravated assault on a correctional officer.

Michael Richardson, 38, of Cherokee, Alabama, is charged with receiving stolen property.

Sheriff John Daughtery said deputies and investigators were able to recover most of the stolen items.

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