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Department News

Linda Beichler

Posted on: June 28th, 2014

  It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of one of our own. Linda Beichler, one of our Correction Officers and head of Commissary, passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. Please be in prayer for her family and friends as she will be missed.  Arrangements will be posted when they […]

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SUSPECT CAPTURED

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014

UPDATE:  SUSPECT IN CUSTODY 6/23/14   TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — Law enforcement is asking for your help in finding a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Verona. He is identified as 33-year-old Roy Ray Merritt. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says Merritt is charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: June 21st, 2014

On June 13, 2014, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a motorcycle at Auburn Road for a traffic violation. As a result, one of the occupants of the motorcycle, Hugh “Hughey” Armstrong was arrested for a misdemeanor arrest warrant and Possession of Methamphetamine. Hugh “Hughey” Armstrong 41 years of age 253 Mountain Leader Trail, Saltillo […]

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Web Deposits Coming 7/1/14 for Inmate Accounts

Posted on: June 12th, 2014

Effective July 1, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department will no longer accept money orders for inmate commissary accounts. To use your credit or debit card from any location, visit www.TigerDeposits.com.  If you would rather use cash, you can use the kiosk in the lobby of the department to make a deposit (cash or credit/debit […]

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Scam Alert 6/12/14

Posted on: June 12th, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department would like to continue to warn citizens about a phone scam that is targeting individuals by using law enforcement as their identity to collect money.  These scammers are calling different individuals and posing as Law Enforcement with the threat of a warrant for the person’s arrest. The scammer then demands […]

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Four Arrests in Sex Offender Cases

Posted on: June 9th, 2014

On May 28th, 2014, the US Marshall’s Office did a compliance check on Lee County sex offenders. It was found that 4 convicted sex offenders were not in compliance with state law. Lee County Investigation Division then went and signed Felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender charges against all individuals. Once warrants were […]

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Narcotics Arrest

Posted on: May 21st, 2014

On Wednesday, May, 21, 2014, the Lee County Sheriffs Department/North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 176 County Road 1438, Lee County MS (Auburn Community) and arrested DALE GRIGGS for the Sale of Methamphetamine and Conspiracy to Sell Methamphetamine. Deputies and Agents seized drug paraphernalia, digital scales, baggies used to package methamphetamine, and […]

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Stolen Equipment – Arrest

Posted on: May 20th, 2014

During a joint investigation on Thursday, May 15, 2014, with the Woodstock, AL Police Department, it was discovered that numerous stolen construction and lawn care type equipment had been stolen from across the southeast and sold in the Lee County, MS area.  The identity of the suspect involved was determined to be James Churchill residing […]

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Scam Alert

Posted on: May 12th, 2014

    UPDATE on scam warning posted below on May 12, 2014 – ARRESTS MADE – After the media release, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 17th by authorities at Autry State Prison in Pelham County, GA. The prison had obtained a cell phone from an inmate that contained several Lee County […]

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Narcotics Arrest 5/3/14

Posted on: May 8th, 2014

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, deputies were dispatched to CR 113 for a vehilce obstructing the roadway. Deputyies made contact with the vehicle and during the investigation Deputies arrested the driver, identified as Tosha Parker, for driving under the influence and possession of methamphetamine “Ice” with the intent to distribute. During a search of the […]

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