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Department News

Dezman Meeks

Posted on: March 25th, 2015

On March 12, 2015, a report was filed with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department in regards to a possible sexual assault. It was reported that a local cable repair man came to the residence in late January to install cable. The suspect installed the cable and left the residence. A few days later he allegedly […]

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Brandon Smith

Posted on: March 25th, 2015

On March 17, 2015, North Mississippi Narcotics Unit, along with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, executed a search warrant at 130 Drive 1054 Tupelo, and arrested Brandon L Smith for possession of methamphetamine. While conducting the search of the residence, deputies and agents encountered numerous individuals inside the residence and discovered several baggies containing alleged […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: March 25th, 2015

On March 20, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North MS Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 104 Snipes St., Apt 4, Verona, and arrested Michael A Benton for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Agents had received information from several sources […]

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2/25/15 Weather

Posted on: February 25th, 2015

Due to the Winter Weather Warning the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Administration Office will be closed today, February 25, 2015. ****Inmate visitation will be cancelled for today. Other than visitations, the detention facilities will operate on a normal basis.

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Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

Posted on: February 12th, 2015

On February 10th the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was called about a domestic violence situation that occurred from February 9th to February 10th. The female victim reported that she had been assaulted by her husband and that he had used a pistol to hold her and her three children at the residence and would not […]

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Burglary Arrest

Posted on: February 9th, 2015

During the week of January 25th, the Richmond Baptist Church and the Richmond Volunteer Fire Department located on Road 800 in Lee County were burglarized. Laptop computers, a flat screen television and other miscellaneous items were stolen from the buildings. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department Investigators determined that William Ricky Allred Jr of Road 814 […]

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Burglary Arrest

Posted on: February 9th, 2015

On February 5th the Lee County Sheriff’s Department charged Samuel Garcia with two counts of burglary of a dwelling. During the latter part of January Samuel Garcia broke into the homes of two Lee County residents. Mr Garcia took jewelry, electronics, and firearms. During the course of the investigation it was further determined that Mr. […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: January 31st, 2015

On January 29, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 351 CR 141, Macedonia Community, and arrested Jennifer Washington for Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Agents had received information from several sources that Washington was involved in illegal drug activity at her residence. […]

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Burglary of a Building – Russell C Rakestraw

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

On 1/23/15, a subject was witnessed entering a building that was under construction. When confronted, he left the scene and was stopped by deputies a bit later. The suspect, Russell C Rakestraw, was found to have items that came from the construction site in his possession. He was arrested, taken into custody and charged. Judge […]

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Narcotics Arrest – Jerry D Tackett

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

On January 26, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 225 CR 1282 and arrested Jerry D Tackett for Possession of Methamphetamine. Agents had received information from several sources that Tacket was involved in illegal drug activity at his residence location in the Skyline Community. […]

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