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Two Lee County embezzlement suspects in custody

Two Lee County embezzlement suspects, Quintel Montgomery and Benji Williams, are in custody.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019 3:57 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Two Lee County embezzlement suspects are in custody.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department wanted Quintel Montgomery, 23, of Tupelo, and Benji Williams, 37, of Baldwyn.


Quintel Montgomery | Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Department

Benji Williams | Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Department

Both men are suspects in an investigation into a series of thefts at a Lee County business. The sheriff's department later identified the business as Mitchell Distributing Company. 

Five arrests have been made in the case. 

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

According to the Lee County jail docket, Montgomery was booked into the jail late Tuesday afternoon. His charge is listed as embezzlement.

Williams was booked into the jail Wednesday afternoon. His charge is also listed as embezzlement.

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