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Jones County Sheriff’s Department seize thousands in drugs

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Gregory Jordan, Cedric Bounds,Lakendrick McCullum and Antonio Currie are all facing numerous narcotic and weapon violation charges. Each of the men are facing a bond of at least$35,000.  

Three of these men were arrested Thursday afternoon during a traffic stop on Highway 84 East.

“I noticed the white Ford Explorer move from the left hand lane over to the right hand lane sort of quickly,” said Sgt. Michelle Howell. “He almost run into the back of a vehicle that was turning on 184. He swerved quickly back into the left lane and at that point I caught up with him and initiated the traffic stop.”

Sgt. Howell said she recognized the driver, Antonio Currie, from a previous arrest for selling narcotics. She said his driver's license was also suspended. Gregory Jordan and Cedric Bounds were also in the vehicle with him.

“As the rear passenger come out of the vehicle we noticed that there was a handgun in the back,” said Sgt. Howell.“The driver is a convicted felon. It's illegal for him to be in possession or near a handgun.”

She said that's when K-9 Chief came into the picture.

“We did a search of the vehicle and approximately 2 ounces of methamphetamine was recovered from that stop,” said Sgt. Howell.

The traffic stop then led to the search of two homes, one on Lucas Street and the other on Victoria Avenue.

“Several thousand dollars of cash was recovered, approximately a pound of marijuana, several ounces of methamphetamine,some molly, some crack cocaine, powder cocaine and then some heroine,” said Sgt. Howell.

During the search at the home located on Lucas Street, Lakendrick McCullum was arrested.

The sheriff's department said the street value of the drugs seized is anywhere from $50,000 - $75,000.

“I'm just excited to be able to seethe efforts these deputies make each and every day and the results like this it goes to show you that the time they put into this is rewarding because it doesn't happen by accident,” said Jones County Sheriff Alex Hodge. “They spend a lot of time preparing and researching and following up on leads and putting things together to be able to make arrests like this. “It's just a good day for Jones County to be able to make these types of arrests and we look forward to many more arrests in the future.

 

Charges and bond amounts for each individual:

Gregory Jordan – Conspiracy to deliver controlled substance $25,000

Possession of a stolen firearm -$10,000

 

Antonio Currie – Conspiracy to deliver controlled substance $25,000

Possession of a stolen firearm -$10,000

Possession of a stolen firearm by a convicted felon - $10,000

 

Lakendrick McCullum – Possession of meth with intent - $25,000

Possession of heroin with intent -$25,000

Possession of cocaine with intent -$25,000

Possession of mdma (ecstasy) with intent - $25,000

Possession of marijuana with intent- $25,000

 

Cedric Bounds – Conspiracy to deliver controlled substance - $25,000

Possession of a stolen firearm -$10,000

(2) Possession of meth with intent -$25,000x2

Possession of heroin with intent -$25,000

Possession of cocaine with intent -$25,000

Possession of mdma (ecstasy) with intent - $25,000

Possession of marijuana with intent- $25,000

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