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Department News

Narcotics Arrest at 3891 Mt. Vernon Rd, Tupelo, MS

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Tupelo Police Department, and the North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at Richey Apartments located on CR 1562, Mooreville, MS and arrested Terry W. Richey for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Agents seized approximately none oz of marijuana at this location. Agents then conducted a follow-up […]

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Pizza Inn on 576 Hwy 371 in Mooreville, Mississippi was burglarized

Posted on: January 11th, 2013

the Pizza Inn Express located at 576 Hwy 371 in Mooreville, Mississippi, was burglarized. The suspects entered through a backdoor of the business and attempted to steal an ATM machine. The suspects were driving a white Ford Ranger at the time of the burglary according to store video. On January 25, 2013, Yard Barns, a […]

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Sexual Battery Case continued in March

Posted on: January 9th, 2013

After a week long investigation conducted by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, a probably cause hearing was set for 10am, . Matthew B. Whitt and his attorney waived his hearing and his initial appearance was conducted by Judge Holland. Mr. Whitt is accused of having inappropriate sexual relationships with a 15 year old victim. At […]

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Sheriff Johnson had the pleasure of speaking with some of the Seniors at Mooreville High School.

Posted on: April 26th, 2012

Today, Sheriff Johnson had the pleasure of speaking with some of the Seniors at Mooreville High School. We were most honored to be a part of this Senior project! Thank you, Mrs Webb, for having us.

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Sheriff Johnson, Deputy Thomas and Cpl. Rogers sing Happy 100th Birthday to Ms. Annie Stith.

Posted on: March 20th, 2012


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RAD Self Defense Training

Posted on: March 11th, 2012

May 4 – 5, 2012 ¬†Women’s RAD Self-Defense Training The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is […]

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Deputies give out Internet Safety information to women attending the Women’s Conference at Harrisburg Baptist Church.

Posted on: March 2nd, 2012


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Sheriff Johnson had the honor of reading at Shannon Primary during Dr. Seuss Week!

Posted on: March 1st, 2012
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Bass Fishing Tournament

Posted on: February 11th, 2012

Upcoming Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament April 28, 2012, at Bay Springs Lake This tournament will be held to benefit Amber Williams Riley. Amber is the daughter of Sam (one of our deputies) and Angie Riley. Amber has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).¬†All donations and proceeds from the tournament will go to help with medical […]

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Lee County 5th Graders complete the D.A.R.E. Program!

Posted on: January 26th, 2012
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