Two men arrested at Greyhound bus station in Brookhaven with $30,000 worth of ecstasy pills

Published 11:58 am Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested two men at the Greyhound bus station in Brookhaven Monday in connection with the seizure of $30,000 worth of ecstasy pills, MBN Director John Dowdy announced today.

     Agents arrested 35-year-old Travis Harris, of 1033 Whitaker Drive in Memphis, Tennessee, along with 27-year-old Peter Pickens, of 524 Buchanan St. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The men were traveling from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Memphis, Tennessee, Dowdy said.

     Each suspect faces a charge of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute after agents, while conducting a consensual search, discovered more than 3,600 ecstasy pills and a small amount of marijuana, Dowdy said.

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     Both men were booked into the Lincoln County jail.

     Their bonds have been set at $150,000 each.

     The continuing investigation is being conducted by the MBN with the assistance of Brookhaven Police Department.

Travis Harris

Peter Pickens