Tupelo Police

CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: JEFFRI

Tupelo Police

Friday, March 29

– An Old Town Lane resident reported someone damaged her mailbox.

– A Camelot Circle resident reported someone had broken a window in her 1994 Chrysler Lebaron.

– An employee of Children’s House on West Main Street reported a break-in and the theft of a VCR and a camcorder.

– A Winchester Circle resident reported a van scraped her left front bumper when it attempted to turn onto Robert E. Lee Drive Extended.

– The manager at Hilldale Apartment on Monument Drive reported the apartment’s landscape was damaged when a man driving a U-Haul attempted to back up.

– A Garfield Street resident reported a break-in and the theft of an RCA brand VCR, a Sharp camcorder and a Vivitar tripod. The complainant thinks she may have left her door unlocked.

– An employee of Judy Ready’s dance studio on West Main Street reported a break-in. Nothing was reported missing.

– An Old Town Estates resident reported a burglary and the theft of $300 in cash, a 30-30-shotgun, a pear-shaped diamond engagement ring and a blue lapis ring set.

– An employee of Vanity Fair on Eason Boulevard reported the shoplifting attempt of two shirts, two pairs of pants and a pair of jeans. A suspect was arrested.

– An Allen Street resident reported setting her purse down on the ground while she pumped gas at a Jackson Street gas station. She drove off without the purse.

– A Saltillo resident reported someone broke into his 1988 Ford.

– An employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Works on Hadley Street reported someone broke into his vehicle and stole seven money bags.

– A Route 2, Calhoun City, resident reported someone snatched her purse while she was unloading packages from a shopping cart in north Tupelo. The incident occurred without her seeing it.

– A King Road, New Albany, resident reported his supervisor at his job site, Bryan Foods, grabbed him by the vest and began jerking him.

– A County Road 1391 resident reported someone stole her purse out of a shopping cart while she was shopping inside Kmart in the Mall at Barnes Crossing.

– An employee of Foot Props on South Green Street reported seeing a man steal a black tool box containing a variety of tools from the back of a pickup. The truck was parked in front of the business.

– A Lakeview Drive resident reported the theft of a 6-month old boxer.

– An Alabama resident reported being assaulted by an employee of a North Green Street restaurant while eating there.

– A Robinsdale Drive resident reported that while working at the Waffle House on North Gloster Street, a customer started a verbal assault, then grabbed his money back from the employee. As he did, the customer hit the employee’s wrist. The customer then went to the manager to complain. The customer appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

– An employee of West Heights Flower on West Main Street reported the theft of an undetermined amount of cash.

Saturday, March 30

– A Birmingham, Ala., resident reported an acquaintance backed into her car while it was parked at a Tupelo location.

– A Southern Heights resident reported seeing a suspicious vehicle.

– A Beasley Drive resident reported the theft of a diamond cluster ring and $40 in cash.

– A Nettleton resident reported an auto burglary and the theft of purse.

– A South Canal Street resident reported the theft of a Motorola pager.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a man who resisted arrest and was in possession of a firearm.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting a fugitive wanted in Texas. The man was picked up during a traffic stop.

– A Brooks Street resident reported someone knocked out her kitchen window in an apparent break-in attempt. Nothing was reported missing.

– A Garfield Street resident reported someone entered her 1992 Chevrolet car and stole a black leather purse that was on the front seat.

– A Rienzi resident reported the theft of a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado from the Mall at Barnes Crossing.

– An Ida Street resident reported the theft of a 1978 Chevrolet Impala. The vehicle was taken while it was parked in front of a a Spring Street grocery store. The woman reported she left the keys in the ignition and left the vehicle running.

– A Tupelo police officer reported arresting someone for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana. The arrest was made during a roadblock set up on state Highway 6 near Bissell Baptist Church.

– A Verona resident reported someone knocked out the passenger side window on her 1985 Chevrolet vehicle while it was parked in front of a Cliff Gookin Boulevard night spot.

Sunday, March 31

– A Meeks Street resident reported two dogs missing.

– A West Main Street resident reported the theft of a Motorola telephone taken while at a North Gloster Street night spot.

– A Debro Street resident reported her ex-boyfriend started arguing with her, then went into the kitchen and got a large butcher’s knife. The complainant reported he held the knife to her throat and threatened to kill her.

– A Tupelo police officer reported that while sitting in front of a North Green Street flower shop, he spotted a vehicle driven by a person who had a felony warrant out on him. The officer approached the vehicle and saw the man throw out what appeared to be a plastic bag containing an off-white substance. The man was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine.

– An Ida Street resident reported his wife went over to the home of his friend and smashed all the glass on his 1988 Chevrolet Blazer, including the headlight. The complainant and his wife are separated.

-A Forbes Lane resident reported when a man dropped her children off at her home, he became angry, and knocked photographs off the window, breaking the frames. He also reportedly kicked the television.

– A Hamm Street resident reported she left her purse in a shopping cart outside of Wal-Mart. The complainant drove off. When she realized what she had done and went back for the purse, it was gone.

– A Grand Cove resident reported someone hit her car from the rear while she was on Lake Street at East Heights Baptist Church.

– A Route 4, West Point, resident reported he and his girlfriend got into an altercation and she scratched him under his left eye and on his left jaw. She then allegedly pulled a knife on him. He got his clothes and left the residence.

– A Pemberton Avenue resident reported someone stole 20 checks and a drill from his car. The items were taken within a week’s time period.

– A South Canal Street resident reported the theft of a pager.

Lee Sheriff’s

Friday, March 29

– A Route 2, Nettleton, resident reported when he and his son went to pick up his son’s children they told they could not get the children. The two men then left and drove back by the house. When they did, they reported seeing one of the children waving his arms. When they stopped, they reported the child’s stepfather pointed a gun at them.

– A Route 3, Nettleton, resident reported her ex-husband was riding up and down the road in front of her home while threatening to kill her and her family.

Saturday, March 30

– A member of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Guntown reported a break-in. Nothing was reported missing.

– A County Road 311 resident reported someone broke into his home and stole a Samsung VCR, a RCA stereo and a Curtis Mathis camcorder.

– A Route 2, Saltillo, resident reported her landlord threatened to throw all of her belongings into the front yard.

– A County Road 885 resident reported someone broke into his home and stole his Emerson VCR and a satellite dish.

– A County Road 821 resident reported someone killed his pet pig.

Sunday, March 31

– A Saltillo resident reported the theft of an 18-inch diamond cut rope chain.

– A Route 1, Guntown, resident reported she did have a gold chain that belonged to a Saltillo man, but she lost it, and did not know where it was. She stated she was not trying to steal the necklace.

– A state Highway 371 resident reported her stepson hit her on the top of her head with his fist.

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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