Police Reports 5.29.14: Freon and Tanqueray will keep you cool

Pro tip: If someone is trying to sell you Freon out of the back of their van, it’s probably stolen. Because this time of year, in Mississippi, that’s something that gets stolen, apparently.

It’s summer (not officially, but remember last week?), and people start getting desperate when temps go up. Gotta have coolant, and some folks gotta have Tanqueray, too.


Lee County Sheriff’s Office

• A County Road 2350 man reported someone took some of the metal siding off of a mobile home he owns on Highway 370.

• A Road 1349 man reported someone dumped furniture and garbage on his County Road 931 property.

• A County Road 1411 woman reported hearing shots fired in the area.

• A man reported seeing four black men take something out of a car in the parking lot of Mitchell Road apartment.


Tupelo Police Department

• A woman was arrested for assaulting a man in his home on North Green Street. Officers said both the man and woman appeared to be intoxicated. The man had a large laceration across his forehead.

• A woman was arrested for being drunk in public and an outstanding warrant after she was reported for continuously knocking on the back door of a Hidden Valley apartment.

• A man reported someone damaged a motion sensor and took Freon from his air conditioner at his West Jackson Street business.

•  A man was arrested on an active warrant after being pulled over on South Gloster Street for driving with a cracked windshield.

• An Oscar’s Fine Wine employee reported an overweight black female in black capris and a lime green tank top stole a bottle of Tanqueray from the store. The woman left in a white four-door Ford F150.

• A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license and an active warrant after getting into a wreck on North Gloster Street.


Mug Shot of the Day

The lady in the mug shot below, Destiny Rene Keene, got picked up for contempt of court and possession of paraphernalia. Looks like she’s trying to tell the police photographer something … like, her real identity: MEXICO DESTINY.

(OK, maybe not.)



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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