Thursday, April 6, 2017

The million dollar cocaine bust

The Rankin County Sheriff issued the following statement and pictures.


Anonymous said...

Who's going to get this stash first to redistribute amongst the trailer Republicans of Stankin' Rankin? The Banditos or the Booze Travelers?

Anonymous said...

Pearl PD Officer made a bust near Pelahatchie?

Anonymous said...

No mention of the cash haul. Smart.

Anonymous said...

You never mention 'cash confiscated'. If you were to do that, it would have to be accounted for and possibly released.

Anonymous said...

Note to Hispanics. The police, dep. sheriffs, and other law enforcement agents will stop you for some reason and suspect and search for drugs if you look hispanic and have Texas plates.. Drive through Mississippi anywhere but over the Vicksburg bridge if you have drugs. By the way the technical term is called "profiling".

Anonymous said...

@3:38 there is an interdiction task force made up of officers from several law enforcement agencies that work Rankin county

Anonymous said...

@ 3:38 Most all municipalities share I-20 responsibilities through the Rankin corridor. Its part of the ICE "agreement" or whatever it is that patrols the interstate through here.

Anonymous said...

@4:23 Is it called profiling if its pretty much the truth? Just about every drug bust on I-10 is a Hispanic with Texas plates. I mean its so common place it happens once a week at minimum. There are other things you can pick up on, like DOT & MC numbers not matching trucks, tags not matching vehicle registration, tags being in the computer system scanning tag...but I wont elaborate and mess up your little "Mississippi is racist" post.

Anonymous said...

This is 3:38, I get the 'legalities' of it...I just think it's absurd. If you ever want a chuckle, look at the map of Morton. They annexed a road so they could rob folks driving 20. It's a shame they can't confiscate property for murder, rape, or theft; we'd have a 100% solved rate in the metro. Keep applauding the policing for profit.

Anonymous said...

Plate readers.

Anonymous said...

texas is a 2 tag state. one tag on the front of the vehicle and one on the rear. they sit out in the median looking at eastbound traffic with binoculars waiting for a texas tag. and yes, it's is purely profiling.

Anonymous said...

the dope travels west to east and the money travels east to west.

PittPanther said...

But to what end?

As you can see, it's not stopping the flow of cocaine. All it's doing is helping to fill our jails. Not one person who actually brings drugs into the USA is ever arrested. Not one person in charge is ever arrested. Just an endless stream of little fish. Yet the River Hills Club set has no problem getting what they need, whenever they want it.

What a friggin waste of time and cop energy.

Mind If I Take A Look? said...

You gotta have the balls of Buford Pusser to walk up inside a Winnebago on suspicion.

Anonymous said...

A lot of these busts are from tips down the line.

Profiling does happen but there is more to this.

What's silly is to stop the drugs before their destination. Nothing gained.

Anonymous said...

@3:38 not only is Officer Johnson a Pearl Police officer, but he's an integral part of the Narcotics Task Force that operates along the I-20 corridor as well as other locations where drugs are being bought, sold or trafficked.

Anonymous said...

What a waste of time. Maybe someone can give the Rankin County Task Force some tips on the difference between its and it's.

Anonymous said...

The trafficking business is so busy and successful that the suppliers don't bother to warn the thousands of Hispanic "mules" about Rankin County Mississippi. Any Hispanic with Texas/Arizona plates is subject to being stopped and searched since there is no effective anti-profiling movement in Rankin. The suppliers and distributers get so much dope through the state they hardly notice a few million dollars worth and who cares about the mules. The suppliers are still rich and happy and Rankin County gets their cut. Everybody's happy.

Anonymous said...

Pitt - the intent is not to stop the flow. The local law types are happy to keep the drugs, and more importantly, the cash, flowing. It's a profit center. Imagine the difference a multi-agency task force directed at cleaning up violent crime in Jackson could make, but there's no profit to be made in that.

Anonymous said...

Makes you wonder why they're not getting stopped in Louisiana. sent

Anonymous said...

hey 9:30 am maybe you could start an "effective anti-profiling movement in rankin".

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