Alcorn County man arrested on multiple vehicle theft, burglary charges

An Alcorn County man was recently arrested on multiple theft charges.

From the Tish County sheriffs office:

Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office has responded over the past three (3) weeks to at least three (3) different vehicle thefts. During the course of the investigation, sheriff investigators uncovered items that were allegedly taken from a home and a business. These thefts all occurred around the same area of the county during this time.  Sheriff officials were able to recover all three (3) vehicles and also able to officially charge one of the individuals that was involved in most of the crimes.

The vehicle thefts that were reported came from an individual at the Scruggs Boat Ramp, Captains Choice, and Tri-State Industrial Park which included Water-Way Incorporated.  The burglary of the business also occurred at Tri-State Industrial Park, which was Yellow Creek Coatings.

Investigators have charged NATAN BROWEN MILLS, 25-year-old, white male of Alcorn County with several charges.  Those include:

1        FELONY POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY (2 counts –  2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 1997 GMC 3500).

2        FELONY TAKING OF MOTOR VEHICLE – (1 count – 2017    Ford F350).

3        BURGLARY OF COMMERCIAL BUILDING – (2 counts –       WATER-WAY INCORPORATED, YELLOW CREEK     COATINGS).

MILLS was apprehended as he led law enforcement on a chase from Hardin County, Tennessee through Tishomingo County and was arrested in Alcorn County.  Areas where MILLS is alleged to have committed thefts at include Tishomingo and Alcorn County as well as McNairy and Hardin County in the State of Tennessee.    Investigators say other felony charges may be pending and additional arrests still may be made in these cases.

MILLS is currently being held in the Alcorn County Jail with a “hold” placed on him by Tishomingo County Sheriff investigators.

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