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Starkville Police: Duo arrested for cigarette heist

(L-R): Carpenter, Prator | Photo: Starkville Police Department

Two people are accused of working together to steal cigarettes from a convenience store in Starkville.

Posted: May 22, 2019 4:27 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Two people are accused of working together to steal cigarettes from a convenience store in Starkville.

Starkville police arrested Jessie Carpenter, 39, and Falon Prator, 32, on Tuesday.

According to the Starkville Police Department, the two alleged worked together to steal $1,200 worth of cigarettes from a storage room at the Sprint Mart on South Jackson Street.

Police believe Carpenter then took the cigarettes to the Westside Market on Westside Drive and sold the cigarettes to the business.

Police have charged Carpenter with grand larceny and Prator with accessory after the fact.

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