CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: GIBSON

Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi Inc. needs help to solve the vandalism of several Lee County bridges.

Sometime between Christmas and New Year's Day, several bridges in Lee County were vandalized. The suspects sprayed graffiti on them causing damage. The Lee County Board of Supervisors said it will cost several thousand dollars to repair these structures.

One bridge is on County Road 2788 between U.S. Highway 45 and the Pratts community. Another is on Old Saltillo Road south of Saltillo, and another is on the Pratts-Friendship Road.

If anyone has information on this crime, any other major crime, the location of stolen property, illegal drugs or a fugitive from justice, please call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi Inc. at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477) or *TIPS on a Century Cellunet Mobile Phone. Crime Stoppers will pay the first correct caller up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this or any other major case.

Additionally, Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi Inc. welcomes Alcorn County to the program. Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi is in its fourth year and serves three other counties -Lee, Prentiss and Chickasaw.

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