Two arrested after burglary investigation in Prentiss County

By Press Release

During the early morning hours of Monday July 23 the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a suspicious vehicle at Silome Methodist Church on County Road 4101.

Prentiss County Deputies Jeremy Pace and Dennis Peeks responded and found the vehicle containing property taken from the Church. Additional items identified as being taken from Silome Methodist Church were recovered at another location, where they had been stashed.

The suspects fled into the woods behind the Church but were later apprehended by Deputies on the scene. The pair are identified as husband and wife, Gregory Odel Robinson, 41 and Mary Gwen Robinson, 41 of 1162 HWY 364 Tishomingo, according to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar.

Investigation of this burglary revealed that the pair have been responsible for other burglaries dating as far back as December of last year. Some of the items taken from Silome Methodist Church were recovered from the suspects vehicle.

A search warrant was executed at their residence and other items were recovered that led us to believe they were responsible for burglaries in both Prentiss and Tishomingo Counties.

The Pair are charged with two counts of Burglary of a Building
(Church) and Possession of Burglary Tools. Their bonds have been set
at $20,000 each.

“I credit the observant people in the community for reporting the suspicious activity and the quick response of the two Deputies with bringing this case to a conclusion,” Tolar said.

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