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Lee County Sheriff's Department News


Sheriff Johnson visited with Parkway Elementary

August 18, 2011

Sheriff Johnson visited with Parkway Elementary and spoke to the 2nd grade regarding Community Helpers.

Guntown Figerprinting First Baptist VBS

August 13, 2011

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department provided fingerprinting for Guntown First Baptist Church’s Back To School Event Saturday.

Blanket Drive First Baptist VBS

July 25, 2011

The mission project for First Baptist Church, Baldwyn Vacation Bible School was to provide 120 blankets for area children served by the Lee County Sheriffs Department.

HBC Lunch – 72 Hours of Service Ministry

June 9, 2011

Harrisburg Baptist Church provided lunch for the employees as one of the many 72 Hours of Service Ministry events.

DEA “Take Back” Initiative

April 30, 2011

Deputies collected 25 lbs of OTC/RX today that were unused and/or expired.

DONATION FROM WAL-MART

April 16, 2011

Pictured above is Carolyn Jones, Wal-Mart, issuing a donation to Chief Deputy John Hall for the Sheriff’s Dept.

Sheriff Gets “Dunked” To Help Raise Funds For TCPS

April 9, 2011

  Today Sheriff Johnson sat in the dunking booth for Tupelo Christian Preparatory School to help raise funds. This event was held in conjunction with the Up, Up, and Away Hot Air Balloon Festival/Azaela Festival at Veteran”s Park. As seen below, Sheriff Johnson encountered many with good aim that sent him splashing into the water. […]

Kid Celebration at Belk

April 9, 2011

Today deputies fingerprinted youngsters as part of Belk”s Kid”s Day. Free ink ID cards were made, along with the store”s other events such as facepainting, fashion show, balloons, snacks and other fun things for kids! There were even visits with the Easter Bunny and a teddy bear!

LEE COUNTY SHERIFF TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS APRIL 30th

March 14, 2011

[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 […]

Girl Scout Law and Order Event

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  

1st Annual Lee County Celebrity Livestock Show

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.

Project ChildSafe Firearm Safety Kits Available

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 […]

Daughters of the American Revolution donation

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.

Guntown Dedication Ceremony

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.

Pilot Club Brain Walk

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)