The following reports were filed Friday by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Tupelo Police Department.
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
A County Road 598 Plantersville woman said two Hispanic males came to her door wanting to show her something on a notebook about God. They only spoke Spanish and only left when she told them she had called law enforcement.
A Winfield Drive Tupelo woman came home at lunch and found her kitchen cabinet doors open. Two deputies arrived, checked the house and found no one inside. The woman said nothing appeared to be missing.
A County Road 931 Dollar General employee said a white male on a green bike in the parking lot looked like a Tupelo robbery subject. He was gone by the time deputies arrived.
An Azalea Trail Tupelo woman said her daughter set off the house alarm by vacuuming the floor near the front window.
A County Road 810 Tupelo woman said someone broke into her storage shed and stole a variety of clothes, home furnishings, tools and linens. She said someone in a black van has been visiting her neighbor and she has overhead the neighbors talking about her.
A Highway 370 Baldwyn man said his neighbor’s kid was firing a gun towards his house. The deputy called 911 to tell them the incident was in Prentiss County. The Lee County deputy still went and talked to the neighbor, who said they were actually shooting in the opposite direction.
A County Road 821 Saltillo man said he heard a cell phone in the woods behind his house. He thinks it was his neighbor. When he yelled at the suspect, they left the area.
A County Road 130 Shannon woman said a female suspect was walking down the road and stopped in front of her house, yelling and cursing at her. The suspect said “I’m going to kill you,” and “I’m going to put you 10 feet under.”
A County Road 417 Guntown man said he heard yelling at his neighbor’s house around 10 p.m. He heard a female say, “I came here to buy dope and you don’t have any. Go ahead and shoot me.” He said he then heard three shots.
Tupelo Police Department
An East Main convenience store employee said a white female entered around 1 a.m., grabbed a $1.49 Powerade and started to walk out of the store. When the employee asked if she was really just going to take the drink, the suspect said “yes,” and walked out. A patrolman found a white female matching the suspect’s description walking nearby. The female said she stole the drink because she was thirsty and had no money. When the woman became angry and kept trying to walk away from the officer, she was arrested for failure to comply, resisting arrest and shoplifting.
The manager of the Belden Love’s truck stop said an unknown black male entered the business at 4:40 a.m. When the cashier went to the restroom, the suspect went behind the counter and stole $949 from the cash register. The suspect had an access card that only managers are supposed to have.
A Belk employee said a white female entered the store around 6:30 p.m. She took several clothing items into a dressing room and came out with fewer items. It is believed that she concealed the items and left the store without paying for them about an hour later. The same woman came back at 8:45 p.m. with a new hair style and wearing a different outfit. She “returned” six items and had $331 put on a store gift card. He identified the suspect from previous shoplifting charges.
A West Main Walmart employee said a white female tried to steal two packages of hair dye, worth $20.89. She was detained for police and arrested.
A mother, daughter and son reported that while they were at the Blue Canoe, they were harassed by individuals. The daughter said the suspect had been stalking her for months and tried to start a fight with her brother. When the officer talked to the suspects, they said they had not been following anyone and it was the brother and sister who tried to start a fight with them.
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.