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Department News

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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Assault of a Minor in Saltillo

Posted on: August 10th, 2013

On 8-10-13 around 8:30pm the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a residence in the Saltillo area of an assault on a minor.

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Domestic Violence

Posted on: August 10th, 2013

On 8-10-13 around 5:30pm, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, a white male victim was found with a severe cut to the neck area. Another male subject was also still on the scene and detained for questioning. Upon further investigation it was determined that both male subjects were […]

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Armed Robbery Palmetto

Posted on: August 7th, 2013

On 08-07-2013 at round 5:30 p.m. officers were called to the Palmetto area of a possible armed robbery.

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Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

Posted on: August 4th, 2013

On August 4th, 2013, a report was filed with the Lee County Sheriff’s Dept of inappropriate images and information being sent to two juvenile females.

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Accident on Graham Rd in Lee County

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

At approximately 5:49pm, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to Graham Road in Lee County to an accident involving a pedestrian. When deputies arrived they located the body of Richard Allen Darby lying on Graham Road, just sound of the Mitchell Road intersection. Mr. Darby’s vehicle was also located the the road ditch nearby. […]

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High Speed Chase

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from Sherman Police Department about a pursuit coming into Lee County. Deputies with the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept caught up with the suspect vehicle and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The suspect evaded the officers and a high speed pursuit ensued. The officers pursued the […]

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Narcotics Arrest on 129 CR 563, Shannon, MS

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department/North MS Narcotics Unit and the Alcoholic Beverage Control conducted a search warrant at 129 CR 563, Shannon, MS and arrested Eric E Gates for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute (enhanced). The charge is enhanced due to the fact that Gates was in possession of two firearms at the […]

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Aggravated assault

Posted on: July 1st, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department received a felony warrant for Aggravated Assault against Kawassi Purez Reed. while attempting to serve the warrant, Reed evaded the authorities with the assistance of Brian Arnold. Suspect Reed was taken into custody and Arnold was arrested a short time later. Reed was additionally charged with Burglary of a Dwelling […]

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