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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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Child Abuse Case

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

A Chickasaw County Investigator called Lee County Investigation Division to report that a child residing on Noel Drive in Lee County had been abused.After an immediate investigation, and determining that the caregiver lied about all the injuries that the child had, DHS removed the four children from the home.

2013 Annual Health Fair – Saltillo

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

  Friends stopped by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department information table at the annual health fair at Saltillo First United Methodist Church.

Saltillo Elementary Visit

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Deputy Clint Mauney visits with 3rd and 4th grade classes at Saltillo Elementary School for Career Day. Students were dressed up to represent their career choices.

Sheriff Johnson speaks to Shannon Middle School during Red Ribbon Week.

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Dr. Adam Blomberg, MD to speak to Saltillo students

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Mitchell Distributing, Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept., and Saltillo High School welcomed Dr. Adam Blomberg, MD to speak to Saltillo students. Dr. Blomberg spoke on responsible driving habits and responsible choices with approximately 500 students during Red Ribbon Week.

Sheriff Johnson visits with students at Lawndale Elementary today in Tupelo

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Sheriff Johnson visits with friends at St. Luke UMC – Preschool in Tupelo!

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

 

Saltillo Primary School visits the Lee County Sheriff’s Dept.

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Deputy Casey Bruce visits with Lakeview Baptist Academy

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Harrisburg Baptist Church

Posted on: March 27th, 2013

Harrisburg Baptist Church, Tupelo, provided meals for employees during their annual 72-Hours of Service. What a wonderful treat!

Sheriff Johnson presents a plaque of appreciation to AFR

Posted on: March 26th, 2013

heriff Johnson presents a plaque of appreciation to AFR (American Family Radio) for purchasing movie ticket packages for the employees and their families. The department was treated to a showing of the movie “‘Courageous”.

MORE 2011 DARE Graduations

Posted on: March 26th, 2013