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”.
Tupelo Exchange Club Recognizes Lee County Sheriff”s Department Employee, Sharon Jones, as Citizen of the Year
Sheriff Jim Johnson was the guest speaker at a recent Altrusa International Communications committee meeting where he shared information about his duties. He told about the vital roles women play in his department, which include working patrol, youth services, in the jail, juvenile detention center and the Lee County Work Center. Standing next the Sheriff Johnson […]
With Social Media and the amount of time that kids are online it is extrememly important that parents realize how to keep their kids safe online. The Daily Journal”s Danza Johnson met with Sheriff Johnson to give parents the “heads up” in online safety. In this short video they go over things to watch for […]
Sheriff Johnson was voted Lee County Courier’s 2013 Best Law Enforcement Officer and Lee County’s Best Man. Sheriff Johnson says he is truly humbled and appreciates the honor
On Friday, March 1st, Tupelo resident Jimmy D Bean, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division. Jimmy D Bean was charged with multiple counts of embezzlement as part of an ongoing investigation into the theft of money from a church in Lee County. It is alleged that Mr. Bean removed […]
The Lee County Sheriff’s Dept was dispatched to an altercation on CR 1562 at Richey’s Apartments. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered one male subject with severe lacerations to his head. The victim was transported by ambulance to NMMC. Further investigation into the incident revealed that a male subject had broken into the victim’s apartment […]
Lee County DHS Child Support Enforcement This list is from Lee County Department of Human Services (DHS) and includes current and active incarceration orders as of 1/31/13. Chadrick Pass $4,413.81 and $1,630.32 Drew Smith $4,490.40 and $10,134.06 Johnathan C Parker $3,333.00 Martinas Cummings $23,930.53 Dejuan Clifton $3,884.54 Cedric Gladney $4,802.00 Dennis Garmon $6,235.00 Christopher Mulligan […]
The Lee County Sheriff’s Department/North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 110 Stanley Ave., Apt #2, Verona, MS and arrested Malone Gillespie for Possession of Crack Cocaine with intent to distribute. Agents discovered several individually packaged crack cocaine rocks inside Malone’s apartment during the search warrant. Agents also served Malone with two arrest […]
The Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Tupelo Police Department, and the North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at Richey Apartments located on CR 1562, Mooreville, MS and arrested Terry W. Richey for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Agents seized approximately none oz of marijuana at this location. Agents then conducted a follow-up […]
the Pizza Inn Express located at 576 Hwy 371 in Mooreville, Mississippi, was burglarized. The suspects entered through a backdoor of the business and attempted to steal an ATM machine. The suspects were driving a white Ford Ranger at the time of the burglary according to store video. On January 25, 2013, Yard Barns, a […]
After a week long investigation conducted by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, a probably cause hearing was set for 10am, . Matthew B. Whitt and his attorney waived his hearing and his initial appearance was conducted by Judge Holland. Mr. Whitt is accused of having inappropriate sexual relationships with a 15 year old victim. At […]
Today, Sheriff Johnson had the pleasure of speaking with some of the Seniors at Mooreville High School. We were most honored to be a part of this Senior project! Thank you, Mrs Webb, for having us.
May 4 – 5, 2012 Women’s RAD Self-Defense Training The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is […]
Deputies give out Internet Safety information to women attending the Women’s Conference at Harrisburg Baptist Church.
Upcoming Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament April 28, 2012, at Bay Springs Lake This tournament will be held to benefit Amber Williams Riley. Amber is the daughter of Sam (one of our deputies) and Angie Riley. Amber has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). All donations and proceeds from the tournament will go to help with medical […]