Bloods Street Gang member arrested in Moss Point with 14 ounces of heroin

Bloods Street Gang member arrested in Moss Point with 14 ounces of heroin
Rapheal " Scrappy" Donzell Johnson Jr., 39, of Moss Point, was arrested by law enforcement on June 5, following a search of his residence on Doris Street. (Source: Harrison County Adult Detention Center)

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Rapheal " Scrappy" Donzell Johnson Jr., 39, of Moss Point, was arrested by law enforcement on June 5, following a search of his residence on Doris Street.

Approximately 14 ounces of heroin, one ounce of crystal methamphetamine, 381 tablets of ecstasy and two firearms were seized at the time of this arrest. Johnson is a known member of the Bloods Street Gang.

Johnson made an initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Robert H. Walker in U.S. District Court in Gulfport on Thursday and was ordered to be held until a preliminary and detention hearing set for 1 p.m. on June 13 in Gulfport.

According to local law enforcement, drug dealers can get up to $200 for a gram of heroin. Converting from ounces, Johnson was allegedly caught with nearly 400 grams of heroin that had a street value of nearly $80,000.

This arrest is the result of a joint investigation by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Moss Point Police Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Metropolitan Enforcement Team in Pascagoula.

If convicted, Johnson faces a sentence of up to life in a federal prison and a fine of up to $10 million.

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