POLICE REPORTS

CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: JEFFRI

POLICE REPORTS

The following reports were filed Thursday through Monday with the Tupelo Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.

Tupelo Police

Feb. 1

– An employee of Southern Video on Rankin Boulevard Extended reported a customer who left her car in gear and accidentally drove into the business.

– A Blair Street resident reported a burglary and theft of a 13-inch television and a drill.

– An employee of Vanity Fair on Eason Boulevard reported the shoplifting attempt of two T-shirts, and pair of sweatpants and a sweatshirt. A suspect was caught.

– Wal-Mart Supercenter on North Gloster Street reported the shoplifting attempt of a fishing pole. A suspect was caught.

– An employee of Kroger Food Store on Barnes Crossing Road reported the shoplifting of a pack of Marlboro cigarettes and a 12-pack of Busch beer.

– A South Gloster Street motel guest reported the theft of $40. The man gave the money to a woman who was supposed to have gone to get food. The woman did not return.

– A South Church Street resident reported being threatened.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a misdemeanor drug arrest on Walnut Street.

Feb. 2

– A Robins Street resident reported an attempted break-in. The person took off a storm window on the south side of the residence. Entrance was not gained.

-A Bickerstaff Street resident reported someone hit his car while it was parked in front of his home.

-An Ida Street resident reported the theft of $80.

– An employee of Tupelo Pain Clinic on South Gloster Street reported a possible break-in. A door on the east side of the building was open.

– A Lawndale Drive resident reported two tires were flattened on her 1985 Park Avenue, possibly by her estranged husband.

Feb. 3

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man who had 17 small bags of marijuana on him while at an apartment complex at the intersection of Ida Street and Hancock Park.

– An employee of Uncle Joe’s on McCullough Boulevard reported she hit a light pole when she attempted to turn into the parking lot of her worksite.

– An Ida Street resident reported her estranged boyfriend became angry when she refused to reconcile with him. The woman said he then threatened her, kicked open a door, damaged a wall and took $100 from her purse.

– An employee of Porter’s Auto Repair on Carnation Street reported someone forced open an office door on the north side of the building and stole a 1981 Chevrolet Caprice, a battery charger, a case of motor oil, a kerosene heater, a Craftsman drill, a Skill circular saw, a Craftsman grinder, an assortment of tools and a .380 pistol.

– A Clayton Avenue resident reported her son was hit on the side of his head.

– A Bay Circle Extended resident reported his 1995 Ford Taurus was hit while he was in Wal-Mart on West Main Street.

– A Purnell Road resident reported someone damaged his five-foot tall chain link fence.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man who was trespassing on housing authority’s property. The person had been banned earlier from the property.

– A Pontotoc resident reported the unauthorized use of a 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Feb. 4

– An employee of Fast Lane gas station on East Main Street reported the shoplifting of a 12-pack of beer.

– A Brooks Street resident reported the theft of a tan and black Doberman who answers to Ruby.

– A North Carolina resident reported an auto burglary where $1,500 to $1,800 in cash was stolen. The money had been left in a briefcase in his car. The briefcase was found behind his work site.

– An Ida Street resident reported her ex-boyfriend, to whom she had loaned her 1991 Dodge Spirit, damaged her car. A radar detector also was stolen.

– The principal at Milam Intermediate School on West Jefferson Street reported a break-in. Nothing was taken.

– A Turner Drive resident reported a nuisance on his road.

– A Wayside Street resident reported the theft of $40 in cash and four cluster rings.

– A Milford Street resident reported her 1994 Mazda 626 was damaged when she slid off of the icy roadway on Hillsdale Drive at the Main Street intersection.

– A Thrush Hollow Road resident reported sliding off of the road and hitting a light pole.

– A Jefferson Street resident reported being pushed and verbally abused by a male acquaintance.

– An Ida Street resident reported sliding off Terry Road and damaging his 1987 Toyota.

– A Plantersville resident reported losing control on ice-slicked U.S. Highway 45 and hitting a sign.

– An employee of Ivy Fence Co. on East Main Street reported a break-in. A wrench was taken.

Feb. 5

– An employee of Public Finance on West Main Street reported a break-in. More than $1,300 was taken.

– An employee of Porter’s Auto on Carnation Street reported finding a 1981 Chevrolet that had been stolen earlier from his shop.

– An employee of Tupelo Auto Sales on South Gloster Street reported someone damaged a dashboard and broke a driver side window on a 1990 Jeep.

– An employee of Tupelo Auto Sales on South Gloster Street reported someone broke a window on a 1993 Plymouth Colt Wagon.

– A Lake Street resident reported being involved in a hit-and-run in front of his home.

– A Pemberton Avenue resident reported being involved in an accident on South Coley Road.

– An employee of Tupelo Pain Clinic on South Gloster Street reported the theft of $175 in cash and change.

– A Monument Drive resident reported a vandalism.

– A Countrywood Road resident reported the theft of a sled.

Lee Sheriff’s

– A County Road 1682 resident reported the theft of a car battery. The car’s hood was also damaged.

– A state Highway 178, Skyline, resident reported his .380 caliber handgun missing or stolen.

Anyone with any information on any of these crimes is urged to call 911, the Tupelo Police Department at 841-6491, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 841-9041, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS.

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