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5126 Old Mhoon
Landing Road

Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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01/30/2012

Two Arrested in Drug Bust

 

Samantha R. Jones

Terrill A. Smith

 On Thursday, January 26, 2012, Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, along with one of the local hotel security officers, conducted an uncover operation.  As a result of the undercover operation, two subjects were arrested for being in possession of a pound of marijuana.

Terrill A. Smith, 29, of Rutherford, New Jersey and Samantha Renee Jones, 23, of Las Vegas, Nevada were arrested with intent to distribute a Schedule III controlled substance to wit:  marijuana.  The marijuana has a street value of $1400 in the local Tunica area.

Terrill A. Smith was questioned and released with no charges pending.  Samantha R. Jones was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.

On Monday, January 30, 2012, Samantha R. Jones appeared before the Justice Court judge for an initial appearance/bond hearing.  Samantha Jones’ bond was set at $50,000 and will bound over to the next term of Grand Jury.

 

/r/ Chief Randy Stewart

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