POLICE REPORTS

CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: JEFFRI

POLICE REPORTS

Tupelo Police

Feb. 9

-A Pontotoc resident reported running over a drive shaft that had come off an 18-wheeler that was ahead of her as she traveled west on East Main Street.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man for public drunkenness who was walking near Lockridge Street.

– A Clayton Street resident reported both sides of the windows on his 1986 Chevrolet Nova were broken while it was parked at a North Gloster Street location.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man on a warrant. At the time of the arrest, the man had a small amount of marijuana in his car.

– A Cedar Street resident reported the unauthorized use of a 1987 Dodge Colt.

– An Ida Street resident reported the unauthorized use of a 1986 Toyota Camary.

– A member of Morning Side Baptist Church on Willie Moore Road reported a break-in. Nothing was taken.

– An employee of Blounts Big Star on South Thomas Street reported an attempted shoplifting.

– A Jones Street, Baldwyn, resident reported losing a purse.

– A Grand Cove resident reported being involved in a hit-and-run on McCullough Boulevard.

– An employee of Easy Pawn Store on South Gloster Street reported a break-in. Nothing was reported stolen.

– A Route 3, Houlka, resident reported the theft of a .357 weapon.

– An employee of Bud’s Auto Mart on Industrial Road reported the theft of a battery, an oil pan and an oil pump taken from a 1987 Buick LeSabre.

– A Fair Oaks Drive, Belden, resident reported being involved in a hit-and-run on South Gloster Street.

– An employee of Fred’s Dollar Store on Varsity Drive reported the shoplifting attempt of a bottle of Tylenol. A suspect was caught.

– An Ida Street resident reported a break-in. Nothing was taken.

– An employee of Lansdell Auto Clinic on Cliff Gookin Boulevard reported an auto burglary. A tape player was stolen from a Nissan Sentra.

– An employee of Mississippi Employment Security Commission reported a break-in. A Panasonic television was stolen.

– A King Street resident reported someone threw a Corona beer bottle threw her living room window.

Feb. 10

– A Rogers Lane resident reported being hit with a full can of beer and having his money stolen.

– An employee of Hertz Rental on Crossover Road reported a break-in.

– An employee of Hayes Construction Co. on Carnation Street reported a break-in. Nothing was missing.

– An employee of Honda of Tupelo on Daybrite Drive reported someone cut the phone line to the business.

– A Tupelo police officer reported responding to an Air Park Road business that left its doors unlocked.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man on a crack cocaine charge. The man was standing on the corner of North Green and Tolbert streets.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a felony drug arrest. The man was stopped initially for having a nonworking tail light.

– A Guntown resident reported the theft of a 1981 Chevrolet.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a convicted felon for possessing a firearm and one rock of crack cocaine.

– An employee of STS Corporation on Holly Hill Drive reported a break-in. A Fax machine, a computer, a typewriter and a camcorder were stolen.

– A Lockridge Street resident reported the theft of $702 in cash.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a traffic stop at the intersection of North Green and Tolbert streets where a driver had been squealing tires and passing improperly.

– An employee of Pancho’s on North Gloster Street reported a couple of customers caused a disturbance in the business. One of the customers allegedly grabbed one of the hostesses and pushed her against a wall. All of the customers involved in the incident left.

– Wal-Mart Supercenter on North Gloster Street reported the shoplifting attempt of a set of drapes, a valance set and an infant outfit.

– A Route 3, Tupelo, resident reported the theft of a .38-caliber handgun taken from his 1994 Mazda while it was parked on North Spring Street.

– Wal-Mart Supercenter on North Gloster Street reported the shoplifting attempt of a hair cutting kit, two pairs of children’s pants and a cellular rapid charger.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a misdemeanor arrest on North Green Street. The person had what appeared to have been a crack pipe.

– A Mooreville resident reported being involved in a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of East Main Street and Eason Boulevard.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a misdemeanor drug arrest at the intersection of North Front and Franklin streets. The arrest occurred after the suspect was stopped for running a red light.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man for trespassing on Tupelo Housing Authority property.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a misdemeanor marijuana arrest at a Cliff Gookin Boulevard night spot.

– A West Main Street resident reported the theft of two extension cords and a body harness.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man for public drunkenness and possessing less than an ounce of marijuana while at a Tupelo Housing Authority property on Burress Circle.

– A Tupelo police officer reported making a misdemeanor drug arrest at a Cliff Gookin night spot.

Feb. 11

A Tupelo police officer reported a woman who reported her dog missing knew where the dog was, but that the man who had it would not relinquish the animal.

– A Franklin Street resident reported being assaulted with a fork.

– An employee of Kroger on Barnes Crossing Road reported the shoplifting attempt of window cleaner, coffee cream, cheese, pliers and meat. A suspect was caught.

– An employee of Headlines on West Main Street reported a break-in. Some change was stolen.

– An employee of Aims Insurance on West Main Street reported a break-in. A hammer had been thrown through a window.

– An employee of Blounts Big Star on South Thomas Street reported receiving two bad checks totaling $120.

– An employee of Hobarts on West Main Street reported a break-in. Nothing was taken.

– An employee of Gum Tree Collection on West Main Street reported a break-in. A safe was forced open, but nothing was taken. All of them money had been taken out prior to closing.

– A Pontotoc resident reported someone damaged his 1987 Toyota pickup while he was at a Cliff Gookin Boulevard night spot.

– A West Jackson Street resident reported her ex-boyfriend tore out a phone line on the outside of her apartment.

Feb. 12

-A Tupelo police officer reported finding a marijuana plant growing under heat lamps in a home at the intersection of Jim Street and Terry Road. The marijuana was found after Tupelo firefighters were dispatched the home to extinguish a house fire.

Lee Sheriff’s

Feb. 9

– A Route 2, Saltillo, resident reported a break-in. A tool box and an assortment of tools, an air wrench, a shotgun, a gas can, a portable cassette player and an assortment of cassette tapes were stolen.

Feb. 10

– A Linden Boulevard, Tupelo, resident reported a family disturbance where she was threatened with a hammer.

– A Burleson Trailer Park resident reported his friends caused a disturbance that resulted in a broken window.

– A Burleson Trailer Park resident reported being assaulted by her husband.

– A County Road 1498 resident reported finding her husband dead. It is believed he died of natural causes.

– A Shannon resident reported being bitten by a dog.

Feb. 11

– A Saltillo resident reported her ex-boyfriend had been stalking her.

– A County Road 193 resident reported a family disturbance.

– A Lee County sheriff’s deputy reported responding to a shooting on County Road 115. By the time the deputy arrived at the scene, the victim had already been taken to the hospital. The victim sustained a minor flesh wound. A man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

– A County Road 1151 resident reported receiving threatening phone calls.

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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