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Lee County Sheriff's Department News

2013 Annual Health Fair – Saltillo

March 27, 2013

  Friends stopped by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department information table at the annual health fair at Saltillo First United Methodist Church.

Saltillo Elementary Visit

March 27, 2013

Deputy Clint Mauney visits with 3rd and 4th grade classes at Saltillo Elementary School for Career Day. Students were dressed up to represent their career choices.

Dr. Adam Blomberg, MD to speak to Saltillo students

March 27, 2013

Mitchell Distributing, Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept., and Saltillo High School welcomed Dr. Adam Blomberg, MD to speak to Saltillo students. Dr. Blomberg spoke on responsible driving habits and responsible choices with approximately 500 students during Red Ribbon Week.

Harrisburg Baptist Church

March 27, 2013

Harrisburg Baptist Church, Tupelo, provided meals for employees during their annual 72-Hours of Service. What a wonderful treat!

Sheriff Johnson presents a plaque of appreciation to AFR

March 26, 2013

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”.

MORE 2011 DARE Graduations

March 26, 2013


Speaking with Altrusa

March 26, 2013

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 […]

Sheriff Johnson talks to the Daily Journal about keeping kids safe online.

March 26, 2013

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 Jim H. Johnson was voted for best law enforcement officer

March 2, 2013

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

Embezzlement of Church

March 1, 2013

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 […]

Burglary at the Richey Apartments

February 19, 2013

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 […]

DHS Child Support Enforcement

January 31, 2013

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 […]

Narcotics Arrest on 110 Stanley Ave., Apt #2, Verona, MS

January 28, 2013

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 […]

Narcotics Arrest at 3891 Mt. Vernon Rd, Tupelo, MS

January 17, 2013

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 […]