Police Reports 4.15.14: Don’t hang out with Mexico Destiny

Hey people, we’ve got tons of police reports today – catching up on some weekend stuff – and there’s a DirecTV lesson here for all of us.

This guy’s cable was obviously out, so he had a chick come over and they “sat around” (see, obviously no cable). Next thing he knows, the lady’s gone and his laptop is missing. Oh, the woman’s supposed name?

Mexico Destiny.

Don’t get bored and sit around doing nothing with a girl named Mexico Destiny.

On a brighter note, we also learn today that not all golfers are bad.

It seems we have the other half of the story we learned about yesterday, when a golfer broke a woman’s house window on Indian Oaks Drive and refused to pay the damages. Apparently another member of his group offered to make restitution.

Here now are the highlights from Tupelo and Lee County. After you read this, double-check to make sure your cable bill is paid up.


Lee County Sheriff’s Office

• A County Road 159 woman reported someone has been calling her and asking for banking and personal information.

• A County Road 2578 woman reported a man assaulted her and her boyfriend.

• A Saltillo man reported a woman went to his County Road 653 home and took his debit card and $9.

• A County Road 373 woman reported two suspicious men came to her house to sell her something.

• A Fulton man reported a dispute over a trailer and land he owns on County Road 1595.

• A Saltillo man reported someone got into his wall safe and took $2,000 and $600 in change.

• A Saltillo woman reported someone stole her Lee County garbage can.


Tupelo Police Department

• A man was arrested for DUI after briefly fleeing officers. The arresting officer reported initiating a stop near Green Tee Road on South Gloster Street because the van had expired tags. The van continued at a high rate of speed into Verona, swerving while the passengers threw items out of the van. The driver admitted to having consumed a couple of Smirnoffs.

• An Ewell Avenue woman reported her ex-boyfriend came to her house and banged on her front door. When she wouldn’t let him in, he kicked the door and broke it.

• An Indian Oaks Drive woman reported someone broke her back window with a golf ball. A nearby golfer took responsibility and said he would replace the window.

• A man reported he purchased a pistol from his boss (who purchased the pistol from the Tupelo Flea Market) and then discovered it had been stolen.

• A woman reported someone broke into her car while it was parked at Magnolia Bingo on North Gloster Street, but nothing was missing.

• A woman was arrested for being drunk in public after she was reported shouting profanities at the All American Inn with a 16-ounce can of Busch Light in her hand.

• Officers responded to a party at America’s Best Value Inn where about 20 people were standing outside the door and another 10 inside one of the first-floor rooms. A man came out and lit a cigarette when officers began identifying the people. They asked the man to place his hands on the wall, which he did, but then he moved his hands to get his wallet. He was told to place his hands on the wall and not move. He took a drag off his cigarette and was warned again. He then took another drag of his cigarette at which time officers arrested him for failing to comply and being drunk in public. The man continually told officers he was a DJ for Three 6 Mafia.

• A Taylor Street man said another man destroyed his house by pouring comet cleaning powder on the floor and his television.

• A man was arrested for providing a false name and Social Security number to officers when he was pulled over for a cracked windshield on McCullough Boulevard.

• A man was arrested for giving a false name and Social Security number to officers when they responded to a disturbance on Monument Drive.

• A Sonic manager reported someone tried to pay for a drink with a counterfeit $10 bill.

• A man reported he let two men borrow a heavy-duty extension cord and they haven’t returned it.

• A man and woman were arrested for attempting to steal $176 in merchandise from Belk.

• A man was arrested for an outstanding warrant when he tried to file a report at the Tupelo Police Station.

• A Deer Park Road man reported he let a friend borrow his car and the friend wrecked the car and left it on the side of the road.

• A Bogan Drive man reported he got into an argument with another man. Both men were heavily intoxicated, and one had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

• A South Gloster Street man reported someone broke into his truck but found nothing missing.

• A woman was arrested for driving without a license after she drove her car into the front of One Main Financial on South Gloster Street.

• Two men were arrested for outstanding warrants after officers responded to a disturbance call at Barley Court.

• A man was arrested for DUI and driving without insurance or a license during a driver’s license checkpoint at Barley Court.

• A Blair Street man reported a female by the name of Mexico Destiny came to his house and they sat around. He said when she left around 7 a.m. he noticed his laptop missing.

• A woman reported being struck by a trailer while walking through a West Main Street parking lot.

• A woman reported bumping a parked car in the parking lot of Malco.

• A Fain Lane man reported he had an employee damage one of his taxi cabs.

• A woman was arrested for attempting to shoplift $16.02 in make-up from the West Main Street Walmart.

• A man was arrested for DUI after being pulled over on South Gloster Street for failing to signal two quick lane changes and then a left turn into Taco Bell. After failing a portion of the field sobriety test them man told officers to just take him to jail and admitted to drinking a pint of alcohol previously.

• A man was arrested for an outstanding warrant after officers responded to a verbal altercation at his Green Tee Road residence.

• A man reported someone, who was walking along the side of Lumpkin Avenue, threw a rock at his windshield while he was delivering pizza for Papa John’s.


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.


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