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Department News

Fall 2013 RX/OTC Take Back Day

Posted on: October 29th, 2013

On Friday, October 25, we held our Fall 2013 RX/OTC Take Back Day in conjuction with the DEA. We collected 183 lbs of unwanted/unused/expired medications. The Drug Enforcement Agency will properly dispose of these items. During the April 27the event, 742,497 pounds (371 tons) of prescription medications were collected from members of the public at more […]

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Safety Checkpoint stats

Posted on: October 26th, 2013

On 10/24/13, our department set up a safety checkpoint in the Auburn Community. Here are the stats for the two hour period: 20 citations for various offenses 2 DUIs (one felony) 3 Possession of Marijuana 2 Possesstion of paraphernalia 2 Arrest Warrants served

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Shannon Primary Red Ribbon Visit

Posted on: October 21st, 2013

The Sheriff had a great time speaking with the students at Shannon Primary School today during Red Ribbon Week.

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Safety Visit

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

Deputy Matt Dickerson went to East Heights Pre-School and taught the children about 911, safety for upcoming Halloween, minding, and how a deputy is their friend. All of children received Jr. Deputy Badges and were able to go through a patrol car.   

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St. Luke Methodist Church Community Helpers

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

Sheriff Johnson and Deputy Will Morgan spent time with St. Luke Methodist Church Pre-K talking about community helpers. Thank you for allowing us to visit.

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Kids’ Day at Home Depot

Posted on: October 5th, 2013

Today we had the pleasure of attending Home Depot’s Day for Kids!  About 100 children were able to get their fingerprints made.

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SPS Kindergarteners Visit the Sheriff’s Dept.

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

Last week Investigator Brad Minich and Chief Deputy John Hall had the pleasure of speaking to kindergarteners from Saltillo Primary School. On their tour, the students were given opportunity to see different equipment used by our deputies and ask questions.

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Six Arrested During Search Warrant

Posted on: September 21st, 2013

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013, Lee County Sheriff ‘s Depart men t/North MS Narcotics Unit arrested JONATHAN FUNDERBURK (currently on MDOC probation), CHRISTOPHER BRAY (currently on MDOC parole), AMANDA BROWN, JONATHAN WILSON, CHRISTY IRVIN (currently on MDOC probation), and ANGEL STARLING for Attempt to Manufacture Methamphetamine.  FUNDERBURK is also charged with Grand Larceny from a […]

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Narcotics Arrest in Verona

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013

On September 3, 2013, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Verona Police Department and North MS Narcotics arrested Christopher Lashawn Montgomery, for felony drug possession of over 23 grams of crack cocaine with intent to distribute. Christopher Lashawn Montgomery, 33 yrs old, Aberdeen Charge: Possession of Crack Coaine with intent to distribute Bond: $250,000

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Attempted Arson

Posted on: August 12th, 2013

On 8/12/13, a call was made to the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept by an individual whom stated that she arrived home and her residence smelled like gasoline. While trying to find where the smell was coming from the resident discovered burn patterns on the outside of her residence. Through an investigation by the Lee County […]

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