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Department News

Social Hosting Law Arrest

Posted on: January 24th, 2015

On January 23, 2015 Sheriff Johnson received several concerned calls about a party that had been promoted on a social site. The site described the location of the event and encouraged people to attend. On January 23, 911 received a call about loud music at a residence on CR 1451 in the Mooreville area. Deputies […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: January 21st, 2015

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations near the Skyline Community on Hwy 178 East. One of the individuals in the vehicle was identified as Richard Ellis, Jr. During a search of the vehicle deputies discovered a felony amount of methamphetamine, […]

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12-30-14 Rogers, Richard

Posted on: January 2nd, 2015

On 12-30-14 around 10:30pm the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched by 911 to assist Nettleton Police Department in regards to a disturbance call with possible gunshots. Upon arrival Lee County deputies made contact with a white male suspect. The suspect brandished a weapon and discharged it in the direction of officers. A Lee County […]

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12-22-14 Burglary Arrest

Posted on: December 24th, 2014

On 12-22-2014 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department has arrested an individual for numerous counts of home burglaries. An investigation into residential home burglaries in the northern part of Lee County had been going on over two weeks. The suspect broke into a home on 12-22-2014 and was confronted by the homeowner. He contacted 911 and […]

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Hit and Run Arrest

Posted on: December 3rd, 2014

On 12/1/14, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to North Mississippi Center to take a report of a hit and run accident. Upon arrival deputies talked with a 23 year old female victim who had been apparently run over on CR 1205 in the Nettleton area. Upon investigation into the incident it was found […]

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Two Arrested on Grand Larceny Charges 12/2/14

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014

During the month of November numerous reports were filed with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and Saltillo Police Department of trailers, ATVs, and two vehicles that have been stolen. A joint investigation with the Saltillo Police Department, Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was conducted. With the assistance of all agencies […]

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Burglary Arrests

Posted on: November 12th, 2014

On 11-05-14 two individuals were arrested on suspicion of home burglaries. The individuals were suspected in numerous home burglaries and thefts occurring in the Lee County area over a month period of time. During the investigations numerous pieces of evidence were recovered that ultimately resulted in charges being filed against two suspects at this time. […]

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Narcotics Arrests

Posted on: October 27th, 2014

On Sunday, October 19, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by AUSTIN GASAWAY and RACHEAL KEITH for traffic violations while patrolling the Skyline community.  During a search of the vehicle deputies discovered methamphetamine and a firearm.  GASAWAY and KEITH were arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.  This […]

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John Wesley Newell

Posted on: October 22nd, 2014

On Oct 21, 2013, a Lee County Gran Jury convened for the inquiry into the Deputy involved shooting and pending criminal charges against John Wesley Newell. All evidence in the shooting case was present by the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Office as an outside agency. The Lee County Grand Jury concluded the Lee County Deputy Sheriff […]

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Deputy Truman Carter

Posted on: October 16th, 2014

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