Two men arrested at Greyhound bus station in Brookhaven with $30,000 worth of ecstasy pills
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.
First responders in Brookhaven and Lincoln County will be put to the test this morning during a simulated helicopter crash behind... read more