13 arrested in Simpson County drug raids - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

13 arrested in Simpson County drug raids

Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept.
Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept.
Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept.
Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Simpson County Sheriff's Dept.
SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) -

13 people were arrested Tuesday in Mendenhall after an 18-month investigation.

State and local law enforcement officers arrested 13 drug suspects Tuesday in Mendenhall, Magee, D’Lo and other areas of Simpson County.

Those arrested along with their charges were:

  • Steven Magee, 32, of 345 Woodrow Barnes Rd., D’Lo, sale of methamphetamine;
  • Stanley Purser, 38, of 922 Railroad St., Florence, sale of methamphetamine;
  • James Corr, 32, of 414 South Main St., Mendenhall, three counts of sale of methamphetamine;
  • John T. Dampier, 35, of 1671 St. John Rd., Braxton, sale of methamphetamine;
  • Brian M. Price, 30, of 503 13th St. NE, Magee, three counts of sale of methamphetamine;
  • Calvin J. Hobbs Jr., 30, of 267 Ella Walker Rd., Magee, two counts of sale of methamphetamine;
  • Jason T. Smith, 31, of 120 Cabinet Shop Rd., Magee, sale of methamphetamine, two counts of sale of marijuana;
  • Michael S. Dutton, 44, of 864 Simpson Hwy. 149, Magee, sale of methamphetamine;
  • Ashlee M. Boyles, 23, of 437 Macedonia Rd., Mendenhall, sale of methamphetamine;
  • Billy A. Guest, 34, of 980 Seminary-Williamsburg Rd., Collins, two counts of sale of methamphetamine;
  • Thomas E. Warren, 60, of 932 Dry Creek Rd., Magee, three counts of sale of marijuana;
  • Joan Sanders Pearson, 55, of 878 Simpson Hwy. 149, Magee, sale of methamphetamine;
  • Cassy N. Martin, 36, of 374 Waters Rd., Mt. Olive, sale of methamphetamine.

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Simpson County Sheriff’s Office, Magee and Mendenhall police departments all helped with this investigation.

Bonds are pending initial appearances in Simpson County Justice Court.  

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