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Waynesboro man arrested for cocaine possession

Arrested for drug possession Arrested for drug possession
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) - According to the Waynesboro Police Department, Laderius Devon Malley, 23, was arrested Wednesday after concerned citizens witnessed a man who appeared to be dealing drugs near the High Rise Apartments in Waynesboro.

According to Investigator Don Hopkins, once police arrived to the scene, the suspect was found with a plastic bag containing a white powdery substance.  Once the suspect was in custody another large bag of illegal drugs were discovered in his pocket.

Hopkins said police recovered more than $500 cash and street value of drugs of $5,000.

Officials said the white powdery substance tested positive for cocaine. 

Malley was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a counterfeit drug.  


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