The following reports were filed Tuesday by the Lee County Sheriff's Office and the Tupelo Police Department.
Lee County Sheriff's Office
A County Road 341 Guntown man said a blue car with the trunk open was parked at the end of the road around 8 a.m. A white male got in the car and started following the man.
A Drive 1632 Saltillo man said he noticed a white Chevy parked in front of his property before 7 a.m. He saw a white male walk out of the woods after rolling up a blue tarp. The suspect would not say why he was in the area. When the man started dialing the phone, the male ran to his vehicle and sped away.
A County Road 1409 Mooreville woman noticed on her bank statement two fraudulent charges. Someone used her debit card at a Mooreville store to withdraw $289 from an ATM. She said whoever took the card must know her, because they returned it to her purse.
A deputy responding to a stolen truck call at Allye Avenue Mooreville, arrested a man for simple assault by threats on an outstanding warrant.
A County Road 1029 Tupelo man was out of town fro a few weeks. When he returned, he discovered the side door of a 28-foot enclosed trailer was open. Someone had entered and stolen an air compressor, a paint sprayer, a four-stroke string trimmer, a water pump and an ice chest, along with assorted tie downs and moving blankets.
A man reported that over the weekend someone stole his 16-foot, tandem -axle trailer from behind the shop at his County Road 1310 business.
A 36-year-old Kosciusko woman said she was in her car with a male acquaintance around 8:30 p.m. when he got very irate and started punching her. After being beaten for several minutes, she got out of the car, walked to a nearby house and asked them to call 911. He drove the 2012 Nissan Versa into the woods and left it locked.
A County Road 1498 Mooreville woman said she heard someone beating on her door round 11:30 p.m. and saw flashlights shining in her windows. She saw two white males get into a gray car in her driveway. They later left and pulled into the parking lot at Hardin's Grocery. Deputies found the men, who said they were bail enforcement agents trying to serve a warrant.
Tupelo Police Department
A Blair Street man said he saw his stolen/missing cell phone for sale on Facebook. He recognized the phone by the color and a small crack in the lower right corner of the screen.
A woman said she left her wallet in the buggy while she went into the ladies room at the West Main Walmart. When she came out, her wallet and the $30 it contained were missing.
A man said while he was at Event Zona, someone entered his truck and stole his Ruger 1911 pistol. He said the left rear door will not lock. He thinks a black male and a white male who were acting suspicious were pulling door handles to find open car doors.
An Ida Street woman said she and a male friend were hanging out at her place. She went to bed around 4 a.m. When she woke up, the friend was gone and her purse, car keys, house keys and $100 in cash were missing.
A Purnell Road man said overnight, someone stole his Husqvarna riding mower from outside his shop. He said the battery was dead, so the thief had to push it onto a trailer to steal it.
A man said he was backing out of a parking space at the West Main Walmart when he hit a line of shopping carts that an employee was taking back to the store. The impact damaged the right taillight.
A Rowan Oak Drive man said a neighbor's dog chases their kids as they ride bicycles. The neighbor said the dog won't bite, but the man is concerned about the children's safety.
A woman said a female backed into her vehicle in the parking lot of Traceway Manor on West Main Street. She said the female refused to give her any insurance information, just her name and telephone number. The suspect then drove away before police arrived. Police were able to give the woman the other vehicle's insurance information.
A North Gloster Clarion Inn employee said her ex-boyfriend showed up at the front desk and started a disturbance in front of customers around 6:45 p.m. Sunday. She said he threw a rock at her, tossed desk items, yelled threats of physical violence and used profanity. She said he was mad over their breakup.
While a woman was inside Sweet Peppers Deli , someone in a silver sedan backed into her GMC Yukon, damaging the rear bumper.
Two Hispanic men walked into the Crosstown Walgreen's around 1:30 a.m. and tried to buy beer. When told they could not buy beer at that hour, they walked out with the case of Bud Light and drove away in an SUV.
A Forbes Lane woman said someone entered her unlocked 2010 Chrysler and stole a $610.88 bank money order.
A woman said she was on Barnes Crossing preparing to turn south onto North Gloster when she was rear-ended by a Toyota Camry. She continued onto Gloster and then pulled in to Harmony Lane to exchange insurance information with the other driver. Instead of stopping, the other driver continued south.
A woman was headed north on Veterans Boulevard when she saw a white male with a beard walking on the side of the road. The man said he ran out of gas so she offered him a ride to his car at the intersection of North Veterans and Oakview Street. After she drove away, she noticed that her iPhone 7+ that was in the passenger seat was no longer there.
A Laurelwood Lane man said overnight, someone entered his unlocked truck. Nothing appeared to be missing, but papers were strewn around the cabin. His security camera shows a person walking through the neighborhood around 3 a.m. pulling handles to see if cars are locked.
A woman was driving down West Jackson when she noticed something wrong with her car. She pulled into a driveway where a male was working on a car and asked him why her brakes were barely working. He told her she needed brake fluid. She went to the store, bought brake fluid and returned for him to put it in. The man got in the car and started pulling it backward and forward to make sure the brakes worked properly. When he tried to back up the second time, the accelerator stuck, the car raced backward and hit a tree.
A patrolman spotted a car on South Gloster doing 5 mph and weaving left and right, taking up two lanes around 9 p.m. When the car pulled over, the officer noticed the man was having some sort of medical issue. He was non-verbal, disoriented and no evidence of alcohol. Medics arrived and took the man to the hospital, where it was determined the driver had suffered a minor seizure.
A man said he left his wallet on the roof of his car when he left Office Max. The wallet fell of sometime after he left the mall area. He said the wallet contained $70 in cash, two debit cards and his Social Security card.
A man said that while walking downtown after 11:30 p.m., he found two string trimmers near a trash bin in the Troy/Broadway street area. The Craftsman and Troy Bilt lawn tools were taken to the police department and placed in the property room.
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.