Another suspect in custody for theft from Poplar Springs Elementary
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Another suspect in a burglary at Poplar Springs Elementary is in law enforcement custody.
Meridian Public School District said Colby Thompson was spotted by an off-duty school resource officer Wednesday night at a residence in the Tuxedo community. The SRO notified Meridian Police and Thompson was arrested.
Thompson and Michael David Huey were identified as suspects in the break-in during which over 70 electronic devices were stolen the weekend of Sept. 9-10.
Thompson is charged with commercial burglary. Huey was arrested a day earlier and faces the same charge.
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