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Department News

Command Center – Auburn Baptist Church

Posted on: May 6th, 2014

UPDATE 5/6/14:   The Lee County Sheriff Department will be removing the command unit at Auburn Baptist Church today at 6pm. We will continue to provide extra patrol in the effected areas in the county to protect the citizens and their property. There will be extra deputies patrolling these areas to ensure your safety. *******We encourage […]

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Posted on: May 5th, 2014

While on disaster detail patrol in the Auburn Community, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department spotted a suspicious vehicle that was parked on the side of CR 811. Upon investigation, the Deputy saw a male subject loading sheet metal and other items into a pickup. The Deputy engaged the suspect and it was determined that the suspect […]

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Posted on: May 2nd, 2014

On May 1, 2014, while working Disaster Relief Detail in the Auburn community, two subjects were arrested and charged with looting. It was reported to the Lee County Sheriffs Department Command Center that suspicious individuals that were picking up copper wire and utility items. The description of the vehicle and suspects were dispatched and within […]

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Press Release 4/17/14

Posted on: April 17th, 2014

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Deputies were patroling the area of Green Tee Road, Lee County, and responded to a 911 call for a reckless driver. A deputy located the vehicle shortly after receiving the call and while attemtping to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle it turned into a […]

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Nettleton Shooting

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

(photo taken by Thomas Wells/Daily Journal) 3 Killed in Nettleton Shooting By JB Clark Daily Journal NETTLETON – What began as a fight among family members Wednesday ended with two dead along Main Street in Nettleton’s downtown and one pronounced dead at North Mississippi Medical Center after being transported by helicopter. Lee County Sheriff Jim […]

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Narcotics Arrest – 4/9/14

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

On April 09, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, North MS Narcotics Unit, and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics conducted a search warrant at 183County Road 1015 (Lakewood Park Estates), Tupelo, Lee County MS and arrested CHRISTOPHER LIVINGSTON for Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.  This charge will be enhanced due to the […]

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Sexual Battery Arrest

Posted on: April 1st, 2014

Lee Co. Sheriff’s Department Investigator were contacted by the Department of Human Services of a possible sexual abuse of a child. After an investigation, interviews and findings, an arrest warrant was issued for Kelvin Forbes for one court of Sexual Battery of a child. Forbes was taken into custody without incident Kelvin Oneal Forbes, 53 […]

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Traffic Stop Nets Two Narcotic Arrests

Posted on: March 31st, 2014

On March 22, 2014, the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Hwy 78 E, Mooreville, for suspicious activity and other traffic violations. During a search of the vehicle, deputies discovered two baggies of methamphetamine, a methamphetamine pipe, a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, a marijana pipe, and prescription medication. Both […]

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Richard T Scruggs

Posted on: March 25th, 2014

Richard T Scruggs 32 years of age 958 CR 811, Saltillo, MS Charges: Interference with School Bus and Simple Assault on a School Official Bond: $2,500  

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Narcotics Arrests

Posted on: March 12th, 2014

3-10-14 – The Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Tupelo Police Department, and North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at a local motel on two rooms rented by a Jeffery Burt Fordham of GA, after receiving information of narcotics therein. The search of the rooms and a vehicle, later stopped as a resulf of the […]

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