Tupelo man arriagned on sexual battery charges

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – A Tupelo man was charged with sexual battery Thursday night and is being held in the Lee County Adult Jail.
David J. Samples, 26, of Tupelo, was arrested Thursday by the Tupelo Police Department for the alleged sexual batter of a 14-year-old.
Officials said Samples was living in the same home as the juvenile, where the battery occurred.
Samples was arraigned Friday morning and his bond was set at $500,000 in the Lee County Justice Court.