July 15, 2023

Man Arrested After Reports Of Multiple Armed Robberies, Chase

Morgan Howard

On July 8, the Tupelo Police Department responded to three reports of Armed Robberies in the Mid-Town area of Tupelo.
The victims in these cases were able to supply responding officers with a suspect description and details of the property that was taken.
Shortly after the robberies, officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Cross Town for careless driving.
A short vehicle pursuit happened after the suspect vehicle hit a pole and the suspect jumped out and ran on foot.
Officers were able to detain the suspect who was identified as 38-year-old Myron Pollard from Clarksdale.
Detectives charged Pollard with three counts of Armed Robbery.
Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Allen ordered Pollard to be held without bond. These charges will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.

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