Three arrested on burglary charges in Tupelo

The Tupelo Police Department Criminal Investigation Division arrested three individuals for the burglary of a residence located on Buchanan Street.

The burglary occurred on Friday after midnight. A citizen reported suspicious activity to E-911 and officers were dispatched.

The patrol officers made contact with the suspects as they were attempting to flee from the residence. The suspects attempted to steal televisions and electronics.

The suspects, Dequentis Scruggs, Terraneisha Scruggs, and Deante Smith have been charged with Burglary of a Residence.

Judge Ricky Thompson set bond for the three suspects at $5,000.


Dequentis Scruggs

20 years old

626 Maynard Drive, Tupelo, MS.

Terraneisha Scruggs

18 years old

F48, 320 Monument Street, Tupelo, MS

Deante Smith

22 years old

304 Smith Street, Tupelo, MS.

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