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Lee County Sheriff's Department News

Cornerstone Church -Tupelo

October 5, 2019

A HUGE THANK YOU to Cornerstone Church – Tupelo Campus for sharing your love and kindness today! Today was their Serve Day where they take their faith from their seats to the streets. They had 10 projects in the community and one of them was feeding first responders from Olive Garden.

Christoper Gann

April 11, 2019

During the early morning hours of April 6, 2019, the gymnasium at Mooreville High School was burglarized. Several items were taken from inside the building as well as from inside a Lee County School District-owned vehicle parked on the property.   The Lee County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the incident and began an investigation. […]


March 13, 2019

3/13/19 *OPENINGS: School Resource Officers* • Must hold a current full-time certified law enforcement certification with at least three past years continuous law enforcement experience. • Must be at least 23 years of age. • Start date: July, 2019 • Must be able to relate well with public and young people. • Must be able […]

Narcotics Arrests

March 7, 2019

On March 6, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department discovered that illegal narcotics had been concealed in clothing items brought to an inmate. The illegal contraband was located and recovered by Investigators. The investigation determined that three (3) individuals were involved. Inmates Randell Button and James Eaton have been charged, as well as Emily M. […]

Lee Co Storm Shelters (repost)

February 23, 2019

Please stay tuned to your local media outlets to keep updated on threats of severe weather. We have had several requests to provide a copy of the listing again. Listed below is a reminder of where community storm shelters are located throughout the county: LEE CO. EMERGENCY SHELTER LIST Baldwyn: Behind City Hall (202 South […]

2/23/19 Road Closures

February 23, 2019

Road update 2/23/19 10:00am Per the Lee Co Road Manager, the following roads are closed due to flooding and/or damage. County Roads: 520 1766 1790 681 2432 1554 590 599 373 301 189 752 152 728 Nashoba Trail

Palestine ‘Silver Saints’

February 21, 2019

Palestine Baptist Church “Silver Saints” made toys wrapped in blankets for deputies to give to children when on calls. Thank you for your service and witness.

Narcotics Arrest – Carpenter

February 21, 2019

On February 20, 2019 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department/North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 216 County Road 1282 Tupelo, MS and arrested Rodney “Trey” Carpenter for Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Oxycodone, Amphetamine, and Ecstasy. These charges will be enhanced due to the fact that multiple firearms were discovered inside of the residence, […]

Bobby Floyd Marion, Jr. arrest

February 13, 2019

On February 12, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department arrested Bobby Floyd Marion, Jr. for Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Marion was convicted in 1986 for multiple felony counts in the state of Mississippi that included Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and several counts of Burglary of a Dwelling. Marion was given a […]

False Pretense Arrest

November 19, 2018

On November 17, 2018, Tupelo Police Department arrested Jacob Shane Coleman for shoplifting and transported him the Lee County Adult Detention Center. Jacob Shane Coleman attempted to post a bond using counterfeit $100 bills. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department Detention Staff discovered the counterfeit money when Coleman passed it in an attempt to pay for […]

Narcotics Arrest

November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and North MS Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 121 Savannah Street Apartment #4, Verona, MS. Daris D. Fair was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute (marijuana trafficking) and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. These charges […]

Arrest -Dangerous/Aggressive Dog

November 14, 2018

On November 12, 2018, Lee County Deputies responded to a farm where a complainant reported that several cows had been attacked by 2 pit bull and pit bull mixed dogs. The injuries that the cattle suffered were mainly to the head area. The cows were chased so far that they collapsed. The dogs also chased […]

Harrisburg Baptist Church’s Men’s Ministry

November 12, 2018

Today Sheriff Johnson had the honor of speaking to Harrisburg Baptist Church’s Men’s Ministry.  

Press Release-Jones

November 2, 2018

Press Release The Lee County Sheriff’s Department has arrested and charged Latasha Jones, 38 years old, with Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult. On October 18, 2018, Jones manufactured a document to appear to be a check on the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Inmate Commissary Account. Jones had received checks from The Lee County Inmate Commissary […]

Work Center Detail

October 22, 2018

The Lee County Work Center – Inmate Work Program put beds together for Tupelo- Lee County Humane Society. Many projects our Work Center does are to help off-set costs to tax payers.  

ICC – Criminal Justice Panel

October 19, 2018

Today Sheriff Johnson and staff had the opportunity to share about different occupations in the legal field and how they apply to the court system on a criminal justice panel at Itawamba Community College.

Community Helper Event – Harrisburg Baptist Church

October 19, 2018

Deputies enjoyed spending time with Harrisburg Baptist Church Dayschoolers for a Community Helpers appreciation assembly.

Community Helper – Nettleton Primary School

October 19, 2018

Deputies enjoyed visiting with Nettleton Primary School this morning for their Community Helper block.

Ghost, Goodies, & Glow 2018

October 17, 2018

We really enjoyed participating in the Ghosts, Goodies, and Glow event in Saltillo. A huge thank you to Saltillo Jr. Women’s Club for all they do for the community.

Community Day at The Mall at Barnes Crossing

October 13, 2018

Today we were able to be a part of Community Day at The Mall at Barnes Crossing. We had a great time being able to interact with everyone today!