Desoto County News

Olive Branch Police arrest man for shoplifting

On Friday, Dec. 16, at approximately 7:01 p.m., Olive Branch police officers responded to Academy Sports in reference to a shoplifting in progress.
Officers apprehended one man, identified as Glenn Evans Shipp.
The other unidentified person fled the scene.
Officers were able to recover over $2,000.00 worth of merchandise the two subjects had taken from the store.
Shipp was charged with felony shoplifting and disorderly conduct with a total bond of $27,000.
This remains an active investigation and additional arrests are expected.

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