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Lee County Sheriff's Department News


Narcotics Arrest – 4/9/14

April 11, 2014

On April 09, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, North MS Narcotics Unit, and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics conducted a search warrant at 183County Road 1015 (Lakewood Park Estates), Tupelo, Lee County MS and arrested CHRISTOPHER LIVINGSTON for Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.  This charge will be enhanced due to the […]

Sexual Battery Arrest

April 1, 2014

Lee Co. Sheriff’s Department Investigator were contacted by the Department of Human Services of a possible sexual abuse of a child. After an investigation, interviews and findings, an arrest warrant was issued for Kelvin Forbes for one court of Sexual Battery of a child. Forbes was taken into custody without incident Kelvin Oneal Forbes, 53 […]

Traffic Stop Nets Two Narcotic Arrests

March 31, 2014

On March 22, 2014, the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Hwy 78 E, Mooreville, for suspicious activity and other traffic violations. During a search of the vehicle, deputies discovered two baggies of methamphetamine, a methamphetamine pipe, a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, a marijana pipe, and prescription medication. Both […]

Richard T Scruggs

March 25, 2014

Richard T Scruggs 32 years of age 958 CR 811, Saltillo, MS Charges: Interference with School Bus and Simple Assault on a School Official Bond: $2,500  

Narcotics Arrests

March 12, 2014

3-10-14 – The Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Tupelo Police Department, and North MS Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at a local motel on two rooms rented by a Jeffery Burt Fordham of GA, after receiving information of narcotics therein. The search of the rooms and a vehicle, later stopped as a resulf of the […]

Arrest in Sexual Assaul on a Minor

March 12, 2014

3/10/14 – The Lee County Sheriff’s Department was called to a residence in the Guntown area regarding a possible sexual assault against a minor. After further investigation charges were filed against a 20 year old male for molesting a minor. *Brandon Lee Brock, 20 years old, Guntown, MS Charge: Molestation of a child x 1 […]

3/06/14 Arrest

March 7, 2014

David Bryan Sims of 830 Springdale St. in Hartselle, Alabama was arrested today on four counts of touching a child for lustful purposes. Mr. Sims met the victims online this past summer. Upon report of the incident the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Investigators found that Mr. Sims was on felony probation, and had been traveling […]

Daniel Mark Mayo

February 14, 2014

On 02/12/2014 Daniel Mark Mayo was officially charged with two counts of aggravated assault. On 02/05/2014 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call by an individual whom stated that Daniel Mark Mayo had pulled a gun and fired multiple rounds into an occupied vehicle. When Deputies arrived on scene they  discovered multiple impacts from […]

Travel Update 2/11/14

February 12, 2014

Upcoming Weather Update: Bridges and roads are expected to be icy and driving will not be advised. For updated local road conditions or updates, you can call our sheriff’s department dispatch at 662-680-5766 or check your local media outlets. For highway conditions visit www.MDOTtraffic.com or call 1-866-521-6368. 911 Communications request that you use 911 for emergencies only. […]

Saltillo Elem DARE Graduates 2013-2014

January 31, 2014

Congratulations on the 5th DARE graduates from Saltillo Elementary!!

Fundraising – Scam

January 9, 2014

Fundraiser fiasco in Skyline 1/8/14, 22:11 (WTVA) — The promoter of TFW Wrestling says he was planning to hold a fundraiser at the Lee Center in Skyline Saturday to raise money for the two Tupelo police officers shot last month following a bank robbery. However, that event apparently won’t happen. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department […]

Updated Information 12/27/13

December 28, 2013

The latest Release as of 8:30pm CST, 12/27/13:      The images above are from an attemped bank robbery earlier Monday morning. It is believed that this event in Atlanta is related to the bank robbery and officer shootings here in Tupelo Monday afternoon. If you have any information, we urge you to contact  1-800-CALL-FBI or CRIMESTOPPERS […]

Sheriff Johnson – Statement

December 24, 2013

I want to promise everyone, as the Sheriff of Lee County, that everything possible that can be done, is being done to apprehend the person or persons responsible for the callous acts that were committed yesterday in Tupelo. I have been part of every meeting and watched multiple agencies follow every lead that has come […]

Person of Interest Sought

December 24, 2013

We need your help – The following is a person of interest that we need your help in finding. If you know this person, please contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-773-TIPS, 662-680-5766, 841-6491, or 911.

Bank Robbery/Murder Susp

December 24, 2013

Here are pictures of the suspect in the bank robbery and the shooting of two Tupelo Police Officers this afternoon. If you have ANY information or were in the area and saw anything, pleae contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-773-TIPS911, 662-680-5766, or 662-841-6491.         

12/18/13 Stolen Property Recovered – Three Arrests

December 18, 2013

For the past few months, Lee County and several municipalities have been victims of 4wheeler theft, trailer theft, and home burglaries.  After weeks of investigation and a recent attempt to gain entry into an occupied home, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was able to make an arrest of several persons that are responsible for a […]

Shannon Elementary DARE Graduation 2013

December 16, 2013

Congratulations to Shannon Elementary 5th Graders on their DARE graduation   

Narcotics Arrest 11-20-13

November 23, 2013

On November 20, 2013, a search warrant was conducted at 133 County Road 736, Tupelo by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department based upon information received by the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department involving stolen property.  During the search of the residence deputies recovered several items that had been reported stolen […]

Sex Offender Arrested

November 1, 2013

On 10-31-2013, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department arrested a suspect for failing to register as a sex offender. After further investigation into a tip called into this office, it was determined that the suspect had been living in Saltillo and also had a Facebook account set up under a fraudulent name (Albert Wages). The suspect […]