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Lee County Sheriff's Department News


Ryen T Smith

July 28, 2015

On Thursday, July 23, 2015 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 1284 Highway 363, Saltillo MS and arrested RYEN SMITH for Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Agents had received information from several sources that SMITH was involved in illegal drug activity at his […]

Coty Wayne Nance

July 27, 2015

On July 23, a report was filed with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department of a home burglary and auto theft in the Mooreville area. The victim reported that someone had broken into the residence and took their vehicle keys and then stole a Jeep Cherokee. Numerous times over A two day period, calls came in […]

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

July 4, 2015

On July 1, 2015 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a hold up alarm at First American Bank in Saltillo. the suspect in the robbery was identified as Chris E Cosner. Upon discovery of the suspsect’s identity, the LCSD did a background check and found that Cosner was a convicted sex offender. The […]

New Chaplain

June 20, 2015

Department Chaplain, Keith Cochran. He is the Pastor at West Jackson Street Baptist Church in Tupelo. Keith is married to Bretta and has 3 daughters. Prior to Tupelo, Keith served in churches in Tennessee and Florida. Originally from Memphis, TN Keith graduated with a B.S. of Education from the University of Memphis and received his […]

David Samuel Floyd

June 15, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fire that occurred on Hwy 370 near Brice’s Crossroads. On Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:38am, Lee County 911 dispatched emergency personnel to a structure fire on Hwy 370 west of Baldwyn near Brice’s Crossroads. Once emergency personnel arrived on the scene, they discovered a 26 year […]

Cyberstalking Charles L Carter

June 9, 2015

On Sunday, June 7, the Lee County Sheriffs Department received several messages from a Charles Carter. The messages had very disturbing information in regards to threats against the sheriff’s department, employees and family members of employees. Charles Lamar Carter was arrested the evening hours of June 7, 2015, and his residence in Verona. A search […]

Narcotics Arrest

May 20, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations near the Pratts Community on Highway 370. During a search of the vehicle deputies discovered a felony amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. James White was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and several traffic […]

Narcotics Arrest

May 20, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations near the Pratts Community on Highway 370. During a search of the vehicle deputies discovered a felony amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. James White was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and several traffic […]

Narcotics arrest

May 20, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations near the Pratts Community on Highway 370. During a search of the vehicle deputies discovered a felony amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. James White was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and several traffic […]

Narcotics Roundup Arrests

May 5, 2015

On May 4, 20015 beginning at 16:00 hours, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and NMNU conducted a Secret Indictment saturation in south Lee County. This operation was a special detail by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and NMNU to execute capiases on drug activity in Lee County. There were 18 total arrests, 2 search warrants […]

Robbery

May 5, 2015

On May 1, 2015, it was reported to Lee County 911 that a black male entered the Renasant Bank on Raymond Street in Verona and robbed it. Lee County deputies and Verona officers arrived and secured the scene at the bank. Information was gathered along with the surveillance video of the incident. It was reported […]

Assault & Robbery

April 24, 2015

On April 23, 2015 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a shooting in West Lee County. Upon arrival deputies found two white males with injuries. One had been beaten with a pistol and another had been shot numerous times. Both individuals were transported to NMMC. Upon further investigation by Investigators, it was determined that […]

Narcotics Arrest

April 11, 2015

On Tuesday, April 7, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a business located on CR 931, Saltillo (Auburn Community) to investigate the report of a male standing outside the business acting suspiciously. Deputies made contact with the suspect and identified him as Justin Reese. During the investigation deputies found Reese to be possession of […]

Arrest 4/8/15

April 8, 2015

On April 8, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department obtained information of a black male subject coming onto the property of a residence and approaching the homeowner. The home owner instructed 6 times for the subject to leave and finally home owner went into residence and called 911 when male subject refused to leave. The […]

Narcotics Arrest

April 7, 2015

On Sunday, April 5, 2015, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a business at the intersection of Highway 178 and Highway 371, Mooreville to investigate suspicious activity. Deputies made contact with the vehicle and during the investigation Deputies arrested the driver for misdemeanor charges. Following the arrest, Deputies searched the vehicle and discovered several […]

Dezman Meeks

March 25, 2015

On March 12, 2015, a report was filed with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department in regards to a possible sexual assault. It was reported that a local cable repair man came to the residence in late January to install cable. The suspect installed the cable and left the residence. A few days later he allegedly […]

Brandon Smith

March 25, 2015

On March 17, 2015, North Mississippi Narcotics Unit, along with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, executed a search warrant at 130 Drive 1054 Tupelo, and arrested Brandon L Smith for possession of methamphetamine. While conducting the search of the residence, deputies and agents encountered numerous individuals inside the residence and discovered several baggies containing alleged […]

Narcotics Arrest

March 25, 2015

On March 20, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North MS Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 104 Snipes St., Apt 4, Verona, and arrested Michael A Benton for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Agents had received information from several sources […]

2/25/15 Weather

February 25, 2015

Due to the Winter Weather Warning the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Administration Office will be closed today, February 25, 2015. ****Inmate visitation will be cancelled for today. Other than visitations, the detention facilities will operate on a normal basis.

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

February 12, 2015

On February 10th the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was called about a domestic violence situation that occurred from February 9th to February 10th. The female victim reported that she had been assaulted by her husband and that he had used a pistol to hold her and her three children at the residence and would not […]