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Tupelo man arrested by Starkville police on kidnapping, assault charges

Police in Starkville have arrested a man accused of choking a woman and taking her to Tupelo against her will.

Posted: Mar 26, 2019 5:48 PM
Updated: Mar 27, 2019 10:40 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Police in Starkville have arrested a man accused of choking a woman and taking her to Tupelo against her will.

Matthew Tyler Davis, 32, of Tupelo, is charged with kidnapping, domestic violence - aggravated assault and residential burglary.

According to officers, Davis committed the crimes Sunday morning — the burglary first on West Bound Street, then the assault and kidnapping more than 90 minutes later.

His bond is set at $150,000, and he is expected to appear before a municipal judge Wednesday.

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