On Oct. 2, agents with the Columbus-Lowndes joint narcotics task force executed a search warrant on a 10th Avenue South residence and recovered approximately 20 pounds — or $46,000 worth — of marijuana alone.
In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world’s leading “darknet” marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
Circuit Court Judge Lee Howard handed down a 20-year sentence to Skylar O’Kelly for giving a LSD-like drug to former Mississippi State University student Parker Rodenbaugh that caused his death in 2014.
Skylar O’Kelly was emotional at times during his testimony Wednesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Sean Hodges had a problem.
He was supposed to deliver 3.5 grams of meth to an acquaintance at a Dixie Auto Sales in Lowndes County one night in March.
Local, state and federal authorities have apprehended more than 20 people in the Golden Triangle area over the last two days on drug-related charges.
Sharon Johnson calls herself an addict, although she’s been sober for three years now. She started by smoking pot and eventually moved to crack cocaine. Her daughter has tried heroin and “I believe I’m going to pull her out of the gutter someday,” Johnson laments.
A Virginia jail is no longer allowing inmates to receive personal photographs after officials found inmates were chewing on pictures that had been soaked in a drug.
A man killed during an early Wednesday narcotics raid in Monroe County that wounded a sheriff’s deputy was a Smithville resident.
A Monroe County man is dead and a sheriff’s deputy is recovering after a shootout during a SWAT raid early this morning.