Jackson County

Police find $100,000 in prescription drugs at Biloxi home

Police found more than 5,000 prescription pills with an estimated worth of more than $100,000 at the Biloxi home of a man charged in an Ocean Springs armed robbery of a pharmaceutical supplier, officials said.

Sunue Star Dilege, 32, of Porter Avenue, was arrested by Ocean Springs Police on Friday. His bond was set at $100,000, Lt. John Flowers said.

Krystal Gale Perkins, 33, of Avondale Circle, Biloxi, was also charged with four counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance by Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, he said.

Perkins was identified by police as Dilege’s girlfriend.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office also has pending charges against Sunue Dilege for the same offenses, Flowers said.

The investigation included Ocean Springs Police Department, Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County, Biloxi Police Department, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

Read the story in Sunday’s Sun Herald.