May 11, 2023

Tupelo Man Arrested For Making Terroristic Threats Toward Salvation Army

Morgan Howard

On May 10, Tupelo Police Officers responded to 527 Carnation Street (Salvation Army) in response to threats being made by an individual.
Upon arrival, officers were informed that a suspect had threatened several individuals with bodily harm and also made threats to “shoot up” a nongovernmental relief agency.
The suspect was found nearby and taken into custody.
After further investigation, 26-year-old Willie J. Lynom (of Tupelo) was charged with Making A Terroristic Threat.
Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Weir set Lynom’s bond as $15,000. These charges will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.

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