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Tupelo Man Charged with Felony Fleeing


On Tuesday night 09/13/2016 just prior to midnight Prentiss County Sheriff's Deputies Aaron Stolz, Wesley Graves and Baldwyn Police were conducting a Roadside Safety Checkpoint when a Driver fled from Officers. Officers pursued the individual to the intersection of Industrial Park Road and North Fifth Street in Baldwyn where the Driver, identifed as Teddy Raricus Cobb 26 of Moore Ave Tupelo, stopped his vehicle and fled on foot. Officers pursued Cobb on foot who was eventually located and taken into custody by Baldwyn Police Office Colby Adams. Officers realized Cobb had fled the leaving a small child in the vehicle. Officer Adams back tracked the path that Cobb had taken on foot and located a loaded Smith and Wesson Semi Auto Pistol that he had apparently discarded as he fled. Cobb has been charged with Felony Fleeing, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon along with Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance and No Drivers License. Cobb remains in custody having a $6,000 Bond on the Felony charges and $1,500 Bond on the Misdemeanor Charges.

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