April 19, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Relating to the armed robbery and assault in Pickens County Alabama on April 18, 2014.
On April 19, 2014 at approximately 8:15pm, Anthony Glenn Poe and Karen Michelle Barker were arrested in Tupelo, Mississippi on. Pontotoc County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office attempted to take the two suspects into custody in Pontotoc, Mississippi when they fled in their vehicle. The suspects were pursued into Tupelo, Mississippi where they were apprehended. Suspects are being held in the Lee County Mississippi Jail on local charges and will be extradited back to Pickens County to face charges of Robbery first degree, Assault first degree and Theft of property first degree. Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, Tupelo Police and the US Marshals Service assisted in this arrest.