Friday, July 5, 2013

Sheriff attacks rumors

WLBT reported Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis had a few things to say about some rumors:

"Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis took to the radio airwaves Wednesday and squashed a rumor.

On his 53rd birthday, Lewis used his first weekly WMPR radio show to deny claims that he was under house arrest for domestic violence.

He said the rumors have been swirling for two months. The sheriff said the accusations prompted him to investigate.

Lewis said he learned he is being confused with two other men who share his name.

A Tyrone Lewis lives in Jackson, and another one lives in Madison. Both of those men have domestic violence arrests, according to the sheriff.

"So I want to set the record straight. If that had been me, we wouldn't be sitting here. We'd probably be on CNN news or the Oprah Winfrey show and anybody else. But I take it seriously when it comes to those violent rumors," Lewis said.

The sheriff will host "The Sheriff's Report" -- a live radio call-in show -- each Wednesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m
." Story with video

The rumors have spread like wildfire in the black community. JJ received over half a dozen tips and a dozen comments that were not posted because they were rumors. The rumor went along these lines: The Sheriff was arrested on domestic violence charges by JPD and booked up in Madison County. Then after a week or so of the rumors floating around, a tv anchor's name was thrown into the mix as well. Every single newspaper and tv station in town received numerous "tips" about his arrest.

Folks, none of it was true. None of it. I filed a public records request for all arrests this year of Tyrone Lewis by JPD. There are none. They did provide me with an arrest report for a Tyrone Lewis for domestic violence on January 19, 2012. However, that particular Tyrone Lewis was born in 1991. A little bit young to be Sheriff. He was not booked into the Madison County jail. The jail dockets are clean. If he was on house arrest, he would be wearing an ankle bracelet. There is none. There is no order from a judge placing him on house arrest. Use your heads. If this was true, it would already be news. There are a few people at JPD who would probably leak the arrest report if it indeed happened. It would be nearly impossible to keep such a thing quiet in Madison County. Every source, every agency, every person contacted has said the same thing: Its not true. The Sheriff went out on an evening drug bust June 26. He participated in the bbq cookoff at the downtown Independence Day Celebration June 27. He wore shorts. There was no bracelet. He participated in Operation T-BON two weekends ago. If this is house arrest, lock me up.

Now what one source (Not at HCSO) told me was a certain Hinds County Supervisor mistook his ankle holster for an ankle bracelet and started shooting his mouth off about house arrest. This particular supervisor is known for shooting his mouth off about all kinds of things as well as understanding reality. Its sad this took place but that is how such things are done in the black community. Anonymous flyers that smear the enemy of the day. False allegations on talk radio: "I heard.....", "Did you know....", etc with little challenge by the talk show hosts. Many times its the host himself spreading the garbage. If you're the target, its almost impossible to fight no matter how much proof exists showing the lies are not true. Ask Jerry Lousteau in Canton. A police chief allegedly places flyers on cars saying he refers to black people in not so flattering terms. Think he can fight that one? Ask Marshand Crisler. Jonathan Lee. All victims of this crap. Its almost impossible to do anything about it if you are unfortunate enough to be the target. For the record, the Sheriff was not arrested and was not placed on house arrest. Sad I have to actually say that but I said it. Good day.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Where are all the foul mouth, big dog, anti Hinds County smart asses?

Anonymous said...

Not sure what that ^^^^ question has to do with anything. I saw him on the news and actually felt badly for him. Nobody should be forced to endure libel or slander. If the accusations were other than accidental, shame on the ones who made them.

Now back to 'hatin on' Hinds....

Anonymous said...

The FACT that Tyrone Lewis, the Hinds County Sheriff, is not a supporter of the 2nd Amendment is neither rumour nor slander.

All the conservative whites in NE Jackson are encouraged to bend over and practice assuming the position.

Anonymous said...

5:52 is just another gun nut. Gun nuts are fun. Have this delusion about the government sending in black helicopters to seize same. I love gun nuts. That is why we Democrats will continue to kick your stupid asses forever.

Anonymous said...

Except statewide in Mississippi or in the MS House or Senate. Numbskull.

saywhat1995 said...

Maybe his son can throw him a party at the JPD training center to celebrate his being so pure. House arrest would be much better than the potential death sentence one gets if held in Raymond for two years before court appearance or being held in another county jail while one third of the jail is "remodeled". But seriously..... Thank God this is not true because the citizens of Hinds county are no doubt anxiously awaiting his next billboard. Happy Yo Sheriff Day!

Anonymous said...

Hey idiot at 7:29. Do you actually think we DC Democrats planning long range policy care about you and your hick ass opinions? Get a grip!

You bible thumping rubes are actually hysterically stupid.

Anonymous said...

Dumbass @ 5:52: This is about the accusations that the high sherrif is under house arrest for domestic violence (rumor and slander), not about his position on the second ammendment. You assumed the position on this one all by yourself. Try to keep up.

Anonymous said...

July 6, 2013 at 3:55 AM should start a blog ASAP and satisfy their need to be a control freak.

3:55 Here said...

10:54; I have a burning need to shine a spotlight on dumb asses, not to control them. I love for them to do what they do.

Micah Gober said...

I see the JFP has found JJ

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