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06/28/2016

MORE RECENT DRUG ARRESTS

MORE RECENT DRUG ARRESTS MADE

 

June 28, 2016

 

On June 27, 2016 Tishomingo Sheriff’s Deputies responded to disturbance that was occurring at a residence just north of Tishomingo on HWY 25. While at the residence, one of the occupants became belligerent and causing a disturbance in front of the deputy. At this time Tishomingo Constable, Donald Thomas assisted Tishomingo Sheriff Deputy, Shane Wood, in arresting the occupant, AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES.

During the course of a “pat-down” for weapons, some alleged METHAMPHETAMINE along with some paraphernalia was found on AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES. AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES was then transported to the Tishomingo County Jail and in the process, damaged one of the patrol units.

AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES, 18-year-old, white male of 1580 HWY 25 Tishomingo, Mississippi was charged with: POSS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE), RESISTING ARREST, POSS OF PARAPHENALIA.   Bond was set on AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES in the amount of $25,000.00

On June 27 and 28, 2016, Tishomingo Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle pertaining to an ongoing drug investigation. During the course of the traffic stop, the driver attempted to hide his alleged METHAMPHETAMINE from the officers. The alleged narcotic was recovered and the driver was transported to the Tishomingo County Jail.

The driver, CHRISTOPHER WILCOX, 42-year-old white male, 12 Whitfield Drive Iuka, Mississippi was charged with: POSS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE) W/INTENT TO SELL. WILCOX is currently on probation with the MDOC and a “hold” has been placed on him by MDOC. WILCOX remains in custody at the Tishomingo County Jail.

Also the Tishomingo Sheriff’s Department arrested COURTNEY BARRETT in a separate drug arrest. COURTNEY BARRETT, 34-year-old white female, 586 CR 989 #3 Iuka, Mississippi was charged with: SELL OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE). BARRETT remains in custody at the Tishomingo County Jail awaiting bond to be set.

Finally, the ongoing drug investigation led to the arrest of KENNETH MOORE. MOORE was arrested due to a traffic stop and during the traffic stop, deputies found alleged narcotics. MOORE was then transported to the Tishomingo County Jail.

KENNETH MOORE, 53-year-old white male, 18 CR 234 Iuka, Mississippi was charged with: POSS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (METHAMPHETAMINE) W/INTENT TO SELL. MOORE also remains in custody of the Tishomingo County Jail awaiting bond to be set.

 

Sheriff John Daugherty

 

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 AUSTIN PRYCE-JONES CHRISTOPHER WILCOX COURTNEY BARRETT KENNETH MOORE

 

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