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Yazoo Co. man, woman jailed for drug embezzlement charges

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YAZOO COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Yazoo County man and woman are behind bars in connection to a drug embezzlement case.

Thirty-year-old Tanya Leal of Satartia is charged with felony embezzlement of and conspiracy to possess 460 dosage units of hydrocodone and xanax.

She is suspected of embezzling the prescription medications from an area drugstore where she worked as a pharmacy technician.

Leal's alleged co-conspirator is 38-year-old Dewayne D. Townsend of Bentonia.

He is charged with felony conspiracy to possess the same drugs.

Both are being held Yazoo County jail under $100 thousand bond.

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