Tupelo Police officer arrested on DUI charges

By NEMS Daily Journal

Tupelo Police officer Tommy Ivy Jr. was arrested Sunday and has been charged with Driving While Under the Influence by Natchez Trace Park Rangers.

Ivy, 45, of Okolona is on administrative leave with pay. Ivy has been a TPD officer since 1991. He was booked in Lee County Jail and has bonded out.

Ivy was assigned to the TPD traffic division. The case has been turned over to Internal Affairs, according to the Tupelo Police department.

Ivy Jr. is a candidate for sheriff in Chickasaw County.

More as it is available.