[Lee County, MS] ├ On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with D.A.R.E. America and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring […]
Lee County Sheriff's Department News
January 27, 2011
Around 200 Girl Scouts recently learned the inner workings of the judicial system in Lee County. The girls heard from several speakers, including our own, Investigator Donna Franks. To learn more about To learn more about Girl Scouts, visit www.girlscoutshs.org
January 21, 2011
Sheriff Johnson was recently selected to participate in this 1st Annual event, where he was partnered with Hunter, a local 4-H student, and his goat. The event was held at the Lee County Agri-Center.
January 12, 2011
We will provide free firearm safety kits to interested Lee County residents through a partnership with Project ChildSafe, the nationwide safety education program. The safety kits, which include gun locks, will be available at the sheriff”s department during normal business hours. (M-F 8am – 5pm) They should arrive within one week to our department. Feel […]
October 26, 2010
Stuffed animals were donated to the Lee Co. Sheriff”s Dept. from Daughters of the American Revolution to pass out when needed for cases or calls that involve children.
October 24, 2010
The original (restored) Guntown Jail (calaboose) is located at Guntown City Park. Sheriff Johnson, Guntown Mayor Robert Herring, Guntown City Council, and Guntown Police Chief Michael Hall are pictured here at the recent dedication ceremony.
October 9, 2010
The Pilot Club of Tupelo hosted its first Brain Power Walk at Fairpark. The Brain Walk featured a quarter-mile walk, brain-related informational displays and children”s activities. (photo taken from Lee County Neighbors section NEMSDJ/Bobby Pepper)
September 24, 2010
On Saturday, September 24, 2010, the 1st Annual D.A.R.E. Golf Tournament was held at the Okolona Country Club. Proceeds from the event were divided between the Lee County Sheriff”s Department Youth Services Division and the Chickasaw County Sheriff”s Department D.A.R.E. Programs. A BIG thank you to the participants, volunteers and supporters who made this possible. 1st Place: Danny Johnson, Gary Isbell, […]
September 11, 2010
The annual Touch-A-Truck Event (sponsored by Tupelo Park and Rec) was held at Ballard Park (sportplex parking lot)…from 10am-2pm. Kids got an up close and personal look at the trucks and vehicles that work in our communities…Fire, police, waste management, heavy equipment, and much more.
August 26, 2010
The Sheriff treated one of the winners of the Le Bonheur/TWIGS silent auction, and her family to supper –
August 20, 2010
Sheriff Johnson was honored to speak at FBC in Saltillo at their Widows/Widowers Banquet! The theme was Mayberry RFD.
August 14, 2010
The Lee County Sheriff”s Department Jeep Club took their jeeps to the event Kevan Warren”s jeep wins 1st Place
March 26, 2010
Each week, the Lee County Sheriff”s Department employees, along with family and friends, run/walk for health and fun.
March 26, 2010
The Lee County Sheriff”s Department partnered with the Tupelo March of Dimes by providing free fingerprinting during their fundraising event. During this event Sheriff Johnson was given a plaque and recognized for his support during 2010.