- Associated Press - Monday, June 9, 2014

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) - Tunica County deputies have arrested a third man in connection with a series of recent robberies at area casinos.

Sheriff’s department Cmdr. Cedric Davis tells The Commercial Appeal (https://bit.ly/1kd0QQG) 54-year-old Johnny Clark was arrested Friday in Michigan after deputies received a tip.

Clark is awaiting extradition.

Davis says 43-year-old Anthony West is charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. He is being held on $780,000 bond.

Davis says 59-year-old Frank Pope is charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery. He is being held on $60,000 bond.

Since April, two robberies occurred at Bally’s and one at the Fitz Tunica Casino.

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Information from: The Commercial Appeal, https://www.commercialappeal.com

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