Crime Stoppers tip leads to meth, drug arrest

Crime Stoppers tip leads to meth, drug arrest

LUCEDALE, MS (WLOX) - A tip about suspected drug activity at a home in Lucedale led to a felony drug arrest and the discovery of methamphetamine Sept. 5.

George County Sheriff Keith Havard said the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Taskforce responded to the Crime Stoppers tip about a home on Cristwell St. Agents found 18 grams of meth worth about $1,500 on the street, Havard said.

Agents also arrested Roy Otis Griffin Jr., 40, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Griffin was booked into the George County Regional Correctional Facility on a $15,000 bond.

Havard said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the sheriff's office at 601-947-4811 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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