Felonies

The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Wednesday at 11 a.m.

  • James Conwill, 42, of Amory, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of methamphetamine.
  • James Dunbar, 50, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, two counts of possession of Schedule II drug, possession of amphetamine.
  • Malone Gillespie, 70, of Verona, was arrested by the Mississippi Department of Corrections, violation of probation.
  • Brandi Leister, 21, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, possession of a Schedule II drug.
  • Brandon Moore, 23, of Mooreville, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, burglary of a dwelling.
  • Laurie Schmidt, 45, of Nettleton, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, possession of methamphetamine.
  • Dimeria Smith, 33, of Tupelo, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department, shooting into a motor vehicle.

The following reports were filed Wednesday by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Tupelo Police Department.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

  • A County Road 595 Mooreville woman said someone stole her car overnight. She said she left the keys in the 2001 Hyundai Accent.
  • A Highway 6 Plantersville man said someone broke out the kitchen window to gain access to the house. Once inside, they stole four bottles of prescription medication.
  • A County Road 1279 Plantersville woman said someone forced open her back door and stole a computer, iPhone, pearl necklace and blank checks from two different accounts.
  • A County Road 1559 Nettleton woman said she got into a verbal argument with an intoxicated female relative. The suspect left before the deputy arrived.
  • A County Road 1017 Tupelo man said his neighbors shoot guns all day and night into a lake, and he is scared a fisherman might get shot.

Tupelo Police Department

  • Police were called to a Barnes Crossing convenience store at 3:30 a.m. for an unwanted man who, when asked to leave, locked himself in the bathroom. Police found a man passed out in the bathroom on the toilet. He said he had been drinking all night and his friends left him because he was so drunk.
  • A Fillmore Drive woman said a female suspect went on Facebook Live and threatened to beat her up. She said she has never met the suspect, but they have both dated the same man at different times.

Anyone with information on any of these crimes is urged to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (662) 841-9041 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 773-TIPS.

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