Burglar found in ceiling of Tupelo laundromat


August 6—TUPELO—Police responding to a possible break-in early Wednesday morning found a burglar hiding in the ceiling.

Tupelo Police responded to the West Main Laundry near Crosstown at 4:30 a.m. As officers searched the building, they found a man hiding in the ceiling panels above the locked security cabinet. Markavious Curry, 35, no address listed, was arrested without incident. He was later determined to have an order from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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He was charged with breaking and entering a commercial building and Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Jay Weir set bail at $25,000.

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