Search for robbery suspect continues

Published 2:04 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

Brookhaven Police Department officers continue to work a case regarding an attempted armed robbery in the city New Year’s weekend.

Two suspects were sought — Octavian “Tate” Letrell Culver and Tyree “Flip” Martell Collins. Culver, 18, of 219 Wood St., was arrested and charged with felony motor vehicle taking and attempted armed robbery.

Collins remains at large and is wanted for the same offenses. 

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BPD Chief Kenneth Collins said the department asks “Flip” Collins to turn himself in, even as the search and investigation continue. 

“If you do adult crimes you are going to do adult crime,” the chief said. 

No additional information is available to the public at this time, according to Det. Capt. Clint Earls. 

Anyone with information on the crime or Collins’ whereabouts is asked to call the police department at 601-833-2424 or 9-1-1.