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Department News

Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: April 11th, 2015

On Tuesday, April 7, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a business located on CR 931, Saltillo (Auburn Community) to investigate the report of a male standing outside the business acting suspiciously. Deputies made contact with the suspect and identified him as Justin Reese. During the investigation deputies found Reese to be possession of […]

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Arrest 4/8/15

Posted on: April 8th, 2015

On April 8, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department obtained information of a black male subject coming onto the property of a residence and approaching the homeowner. The home owner instructed 6 times for the subject to leave and finally home owner went into residence and called 911 when male subject refused to leave. The […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: April 7th, 2015

On Sunday, April 5, 2015, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a business at the intersection of Highway 178 and Highway 371, Mooreville to investigate suspicious activity. Deputies made contact with the vehicle and during the investigation Deputies arrested the driver for misdemeanor charges. Following the arrest, Deputies searched the vehicle and discovered several […]

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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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