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.
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.