JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A victim of a burglary and the two suspects accused of taking marijuana from the man's home were arrested by Jackson County Sheriff's deputies. The burglary happened at home on Dennis Nelson Road in the Harleston Community on Thursday.
According to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd, Terry Lynn McNeal, 23, of Pascagoula and Johnathan Michael Seback, 22, of Hurley were charged with burglary of a dwelling and felony possession of marijuana.
Their charges stem from the suspects allegedly entering the victim's home while the victim was gone. Byrd said the two made off with an undisclosed amount of marijuana.
An investigation revealed the victim James Herman Herring, 48, was in possession of marijuana at his home.
McNeal and Seback remain at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center pending a bail hearing in Jackson County Court. Herring was released from the Adult Detention Center on $5,000 bail.
McNeal and Seback face up to 25 years in prison and a $5,000 fine on the burglary charge and eight years in prison and a $50,000 fine on the possession charge, if convicted.
Herring faces up to 3 years in prison and a $3,000 fine, if convicted.