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03/09/2017

OPERATION SHOWTIME

PRESS RELEASE

MARCH 9, 2017

 

Operation “Showtime”, a six month joint operation between the newly formed Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force (SMNTF) and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotic (MBN) resulted in the arrest of eighteen (18) individuals.  The SMNTF is comprised of agents from the George County Sheriff’s Office, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Lucedale Police Department and Leakesville Police Department. 

 

Arrested: 

Jeannette L. Dennis – Sale of controlled substance (3 counts)

Beverly McDowell – Sale of controlled substance (1 count)

Robert C. Estep – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Larry E. Fairley – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Von R. Dunham – Transfer of controlled substance (1 count)

Dontay T. Jack – Sale of controlled substance (1 count)

Darrell W. Lawrence – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Voin E. McDaniel, Jr. – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Carla D. Riley – Sale of controlled substance (1 count)

Aaron J. Stokley – Sale of controlled substance (1)

Christine B. Thomas – Possession of controlled substance (Felony 1 count)

Kendall L. Hardin – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Carl K. Blackston – Sale of controlled substance (1 count)

Roy Davis – Possession of controlled substance (1 count)

Teri M. Lambert – Possession of controlled substance (1 count)

Howard Street, Sr. – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Matthew L. McKissick – Sale of controlled substance (2 counts)

Jacob D. Stringer – Possession of controlled substance (Felony 2 counts)

 

Suspects were arrested and transported to the George County Regional Jail where they are awaiting an initial appearance before a George County Justice Court Judge.

 

This is an ongoing investigation and there may be further arrests made at a later date.

 

Sheriff Havard said, the SMNTF will continue to work to reduce the drug problems in the George and Greene counties, and more operations such as this today will follow.

 

Any information concerning drug activity in your neighborhood, contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601-947-4811, Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 601-394-2342, Lucedale Police Department at 601-947-3261, or Leakesville Police Department at 601-394-2383.  This information will be passed on to the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force.

 

The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 

Authorized for release by Sheriff Keith Havard

 

 
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