February 9, 2023

Tupelo Man Arrested On Fentanyl, Gun Charges

Morgan Howard

On February 2, the Tupelo Police Department pulled over a man for a traffic stop on Raspberry Street.

Alleged fentanyl, alleged marijuana, and a stolen handgun, were seized during the stop.

North Mississippi Narcotics Agents arrested 24-year-old Depaul Armond McGaughy for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a felon.

On February 3, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Jay Weir set McGaughy’s bond at $150,000.00. A hold was placed on McGaughy by the Mississippi Department of Corrections due to his probationary status.

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