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Burglary Arrests in Blue Mountain

Two men are arrested more could be coming

Posted: Mon Apr 23 17:15:45 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Apr 23 17:15:45 PDT 2018

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bars in tippah county another in benton county on charges relating to possession of guns and marijuana. it's a three county investigation that may not be over. wayne hereford joins us live from blue mountain with more. thank you. blue mountain police chief jim taylor says it all started back on april 15th when officers there stopped a man named dexter tipler at thecheck point. officers noticed a strong smell of marijuana searched the vehicle and found three and a half ounces of marijuana and a stolen pistol out of itawamba county. it was stolen from a residence that had been burglarized. he is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and s felony marijuanacharge.tipleris in the tippah county jail. later, the chief and investigators did a search at a man home named larry davis in benton county where tipler bought the gun . they found more guns and 35-hundred dollars cash at davis home. davis is out on bond from benton county jail. "this is all kind of coming together . some of those guns were stolen out of itawamba county as well." chief taylor says the investigation is still underway and they hope to make more arrests. this investigation goes back to a man by the name of bryant johnson who is in the other one but county jail for several burglaries which included guns being stolen there. . three counties are involved in the investigation they are itawamba, benton, and investigator from throughout tippah county. reporting live from blue mountain i'm wayne hereford wtva nine news. law enforcement is trying
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