George County

Sheriff: George County man had more than a pound of weed

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A George County man is accused of having more than a pound of marijuana with a street value of about $10,000, Sheriff Keith Havard said.

Havard said Jerry Latoy Street, 35, was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance . Havard said more than 1 pound of “high grade” marijuana was found at Street’s residence on Roy Street.

Street, who has a drug conviction in Texas, is being held without bond at the George County jail.

Havard said Lucedale police, the FBI, the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office, the Border Patrol and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics assisted with the investigation that led to Street’s arrest.