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17 drug suspects arrested in Lucedale roundup

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LUCEDALE, MS (WLOX) -

Seventeen people were arrested in Lucedale this week during a massive drug round-up. And according to MBN Director Marshall Fisher, more arrests are expected.

Those arrested face felony charges for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine, obtaining prescription drugs by fraud, as well as selling crack and powdered cocaine, ecstasy and spice.

Investigators said the arrests are the result of an 18-month joint investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, George County Sheriff Department and Lucedale Police Department.

All the suspects were taken to the George County Regional Jail Thursday, where they were being held pending initial court appearances. (View a slideshow of the suspects: http://bit.ly/XVlCzF)

  • Michael Fairley, of Lucedale, two counts of sale of spice
  • Jimmy Ray Bond, of Lucedale, three counts of sale of prescription drugs
  • William Anthony "Tony" Bledsoe, of Lucedale, sale of prescription drugs
  • Jerry Pruitt, aka Chicago, of Lucedale, two counts of sale of crack cocaine
  • Walter Dortch, aka Cooterbug, of Lucedale, three counts of sale of crack cocaine
  • Shannon Allgood, of Lucedale, manufacture of methamphetamine
  • Brian Steen, aka Be Low, of Lucedale, two counts of sale of crack cocaine
  • James "K.B." Reeves, of Lucedale, sale of crack cocaine
  • Roosevelt Love, aka Doughboy, of Lucedale, sale of a counterfeit controlled substance
  • Tiffany Johnson, of Lucedale, obtaining a prescription drug by fraud
  • Jake Gibson, of Lucedale, obtaining a prescription drug by fraud
  • Bobby Dennis, of Lucedale, generating hazardous waste in association with a methamphetamine lab

Already incarcerated, now facing additional charges:

  • Terry Ross, aka GP, George County Regional Jail, three counts of sale of crack cocaine
  • Kelley Parnell, aka Star, George County Regional Jail, three counts of sale of prescription drugs and ecstasy
  • Ron Miller, Stone County Community Work Center, four counts of sale of crack cocaine
  • Kendrick Clayton, aka Lil 5, Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, sale of prescription drugs
  • Mesean Blackston, aka Red, George County Regional Jail, manufacture of methamphetamine

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