This is a re-post from March 19. It is your homework assignment today. We will explain why tomorrow.
Chief Deputy Chris Picou said the shop had the equipment to handle much more marijuana and that they probably caught the operation at a "down time". He said area residents alerted the sheriff's office through the use of social media.
Sheriff Tyrone Lewis issued the following significant activity report:
1. On Wednesday 3/19/2014 Hinds County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division arrested William Peals D.O.B. 7/31/1979 residing at 2204 Ludlow, Jackson, MS Peals was arrested at 1245 Bailey Avenue for Possession of Crack Cocaine (approximately ¼ ounce) with intent to distribute. Peals is currently on probation for Aggravated Assault with the MS Dept. Of Corrections.2. On Wednesday 3/19/2014 Hinds County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division detained a vehicle suspected of transporting narcotics. At the request of Officers at the scene K-9 Unit “Liberty” responded and alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. Due to the K-9 alert of Liberty, officers seized approximately one pound of Marijuana and approximately five grams of powder cocaine. Roche L. Fleming D.O.B. 5/25/1980, residing at 1245 Bailey Avenue, Jackson, MS was charged with Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute as well as possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.