CRIME REPORTS: Friday Dec. 11, 2020 | News
The following reports were filed Thursday by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Tupelo Police Department.
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
A man from 737 Drive Guntown said his landlord had molested him. After an eviction hearing in front of the judicial court, the landlord allegedly approached the man in the parking lot and verbally attacked him. The man drove away before the suspect got any closer.
A Tupelo woman from Florence Carr Drive left her rubbish bin on display in the county ready for regular collection last week. She hasn’t seen it since.
A woman at 295 County Road in Shannon said a male friend paid her $ 100 to clean and detail his vehicle. When she took the bill to the bank, they said it was fake and kept it. She called the man and he said he didn’t know it was fake.
A Saltillo man said a tenant called to report that a black man and woman were in an altercation at his rental property at 1562 County Road in Auburn. When the MPs arrived, the suspects were gone.
A man from 373 County Road in Tupelo said a couple molested him after he served an eviction notice on November 18. They rented a house before his own. They called and texted several times prior to the December 8th trial. When he got home tonight, the entire front of his house was lit where the couple had removed the light on the porch and replaced it with a light that shone directly on him.
A Nettleton woman from 1205 County Road said someone ran over and destroyed her county-issued garbage can.
A 36-year-old woman from 397 County Road said her 55-year-old husband had been very excited lately. When she takes care of her children, he is angry that she is not paying him any attention. He will curse and slam doors and frighten the children who are now afraid of sleeping or being around. They have been married for about a year.
A man from Little Doe Trail Guntown said he was looking for his missing dog. He went to a nearby lot on Highway 363 to see if the dog had wandered into the barn. He said a white man confronted him and accused him of trespassing. The man said he followed the stranger to the house where he was attacked. The stranger hit him in the face and back with a closed fist half a dozen times.
A South Garrison woman said she tried to get birth certificates and social security cards for herself and her children from the children’s grandmother. She said the grandmother refused to give her the documents because she was fraudulently using them to get food stamps. She wanted a proxy gift when she picked up her things.
A man from 373 County Road in Tupelo said he put his drink and gun on the front bumper at 7:30 a.m. He went back inside and later went to work without fetching the items. When he got to work, he realized what had happened and called 911 to report the missing 9mm Sccy pistol.
A man on Palmetto Road said he had trouble entering a white man. The suspect lived in an abandoned Tupelo house at 261 County Road owned by a Florida woman. He told her about the suspect and she didn’t want him to stay there. MPs found the 43-year-old suspect sleeping in a back bedroom of the house and arrested him.
Tupelo Police Department
A Reed Street woman said her ex-boyfriend cut the tire on her car. The next day he came back and tried to kick her door down. She has video footage of him admitting he broke the window in her apartment. She blocked his number, but he keeps calling from his mother and girlfriend’s phones.
The owner of Kermits Soul Kitchen said he saw a suspicious man hanging out in the alley after 7pm. He said he had missed grills and smokers in the past.
A man from Holly Hill Drive heard a loud noise outside around 11 p.m. A neighbor told him that someone hit his car. He went outside and found damage to the back of his parked car.
An officer spotted a car behind PetSmart at 3 a.m. The driver said she dived in the dumpster there and behind other companies. The 50-year-old white woman was wanted for a parole violation and taken to the county jail.
A woman from Ingram Drive said she couldn’t find her wedding ring, which was missing a diamond. She said she moved from Plantersville in late August and had a lot of her belongings in stock. She didn’t search all possible locations, but still wanted to report the missing ring.
Anyone with information on any of these crimes is encouraged to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 841-9041, the Tupelo Police Department at 841-6491, or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at (800) 773-TIPS.