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

Lee County Sheriff's Office

A Drive 826 Tupelo man said a neighbor threatened his brother. The next night, the suspect shot a window of his residence with a BB gun, breaking one piece of glass in a double-pane window.

A 19-year-old Pontotoc woman said she and her mother have been receiving threatening text messages from her ex-boyfriend. When they block his number, he gets a new phone.

A Little Harp Trail man got home and noticed an oil spot in his driveway. When he looked around, he discovered a socket set, a Milwaukee drill and a drill bit set was missing.

A County Road 941 Guntown woman lost her house key about a week ago. She left home for about 8 hours. When she returned, someone had stolen a 30-inch television, a PlayStation 3 with two controllers, and a bunny ear antenna. She feels it had to be someone she knew. There was no forced entry and nothing else was touched.

An employee at a Saltillo furniture plant was on break after midnight sitting in her car when she saw five males beating up another person in the parking lot next to her. She said the men dragged the body behind a truck and disappeared. Deputies did not find the victim or any signs of a fight.

A County Road 1473 Mooreville woman said she heard what sounded like someone walking outside her house, but did not look outside. She heard the noises for about two hours. When they stopped, she called 911 around 12:30 a.m. Deputies came out and checked the property but found no one.

Tupelo Police Department

A patrolman responded to North Gloster Street near Best Buy at 3 a.m. for a call on a man laying in the middle of the road. The 21-year-old white male admitted he had been drinking shots and was, in fact, drunk. He was charged with public intoxication.

A North Church Street man said two women arguing over a male threw a brick at his house and began banging on his door around 3:30 a.m., thinking the male was inside. The women broke a window with a sledge hammer and returned to banging on the door. The women began fighting in the street, but when they learned the man had called 911, they left.

A West Main Walmart employee reported there was a drunk man sleeping on the store property at 6:30 a.m. The man was arrested and charged with public intoxication.

A Fillmore Street woman said a man was willfully trespassing on her Walsh Road property by parking a camper there without permission. Police gave the man until noon to vacate the property. When they returned after lunch, the camper was gone.

A Wilson Street woman said she and her family were out of town for a week. When they returned, their city-issued garbage can was missing or stolen.

A woman with an active warrant drove up to a safety checkpoint at Green Tee and Southern Heights roads. She was arrested on the Mississippi Department of Corrections warrant and carried to the county jail.

A man said he was at the South Gloster Walgreen's around 11 a.m. when a black female approached him and asked for a dollar. He said he would give her enough for a burger. When he opened his wallet, she stole $200. She ran to the Townhouse Motel and ran into a room.

A West Main Walmart employee said a white couple entered the store around noon and concealed numerous items - including a purse, a stethoscope, mouse traps, a door knob and toiletries - in the woman's purse. They were detained when they tried to leave without paying for the $267.34 worth of merchandise.

A Belk employee said a white female entered the store and concealed in her purse and in her pockets a total of five shirts, five sterling silver bracelets, two silver necklaces and earrings. The $678 in merchandise was recovered when she was detained for police and charged with shoplifting.

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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