MBN seize an estimated $100,000 of cocaine
Published 7:00 am Thursday, March 12, 2015
Monday, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics served a search warrant and seized a kilogram of cocaine with an estimated street value of $100,000 from a residence in Picayune, MBN Director Sam Owens said in a release.
The investigation and drug operation was conducted by MBN with assistance from Homeland Security Investigations, Picayune Police Department and U.S. Postal Inspection Services, the release states.
MBN agents found the drug at 155 Kendrick Lane and they also seized more than $8,900 in cash and four vehicles, Owens said in the release.
Agents arrested 37-year-old Draeshund “Lil Dip” Magee of Davis Street, 32-year-old Joshua Ceaser of Fern Street and 50-year-old Gerald Hinton of Laurel Grove, Carriere, the release states.
The suspects each face a charge of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, the release states.
According to the release, MBN agents transported the suspects to the Pearl River County jail, where they are being held.