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Department News

Travel Update 2/11/14

Posted on: February 12th, 2014

Upcoming Weather Update: Bridges and roads are expected to be icy and driving will not be advised. For updated local road conditions or updates, you can call our sheriff’s department dispatch at 662-680-5766 or check your local media outlets. For highway conditions visit www.MDOTtraffic.com or call 1-866-521-6368. 911 Communications request that you use 911 for emergencies only. […]

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Saltillo Elem DARE Graduates 2013-2014

Posted on: January 31st, 2014

Congratulations on the 5th DARE graduates from Saltillo Elementary!!

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Fundraising – Scam

Posted on: January 9th, 2014

Fundraiser fiasco in Skyline 1/8/14, 22:11 (WTVA) — The promoter of TFW Wrestling says he was planning to hold a fundraiser at the Lee Center in Skyline Saturday to raise money for the two Tupelo police officers shot last month following a bank robbery. However, that event apparently won’t happen. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department […]

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FBI Press Release Re: Bank Robbery/Officer Shootings

Posted on: December 29th, 2013
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Updated Information 12/27/13

Posted on: December 28th, 2013

The latest Release as of 8:30pm CST, 12/27/13:      The images above are from an attemped bank robbery earlier Monday morning. It is believed that this event in Atlanta is related to the bank robbery and officer shootings here in Tupelo Monday afternoon. If you have any information, we urge you to contact  1-800-CALL-FBI or CRIMESTOPPERS […]

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Sheriff Johnson – Statement

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

I want to promise everyone, as the Sheriff of Lee County, that everything possible that can be done, is being done to apprehend the person or persons responsible for the callous acts that were committed yesterday in Tupelo. I have been part of every meeting and watched multiple agencies follow every lead that has come […]

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Person of Interest Sought

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

We need your help – The following is a person of interest that we need your help in finding. If you know this person, please contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-773-TIPS, 662-680-5766, 841-6491, or 911.

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Bank Robbery/Murder Susp

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

Here are pictures of the suspect in the bank robbery and the shooting of two Tupelo Police Officers this afternoon. If you have ANY information or were in the area and saw anything, pleae contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-773-TIPS911, 662-680-5766, or 662-841-6491.         

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12/18/13 Stolen Property Recovered – Three Arrests

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

For the past few months, Lee County and several municipalities have been victims of 4wheeler theft, trailer theft, and home burglaries.  After weeks of investigation and a recent attempt to gain entry into an occupied home, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was able to make an arrest of several persons that are responsible for a […]

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Shannon Elementary DARE Graduation 2013

Posted on: December 16th, 2013

Congratulations to Shannon Elementary 5th Graders on their DARE graduation   

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