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Osyka Marijuana Bust

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OSYKA, MS (WLBT) - Fifty thousand dollars in marijuana has been seized in Pike County. Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director, Marshall Fisher says two people face felony drug charges.

Officers arrested 47 year old Quentin Jerome Stewart of Osyka. He is charged with two counts of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, manufacture of marijuana and conspiracy to manufacture marijuana.  Fisher says Stewart evaded arrest for nearly a week.  He is being held in the Pike County jail under $60,000 bond.

28 year old Heather L. Simmons also of Osyka was arrested last Friday. She is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to manufacture marijuana. Her bond was set at $20,000.  She posted bond and was released from the Pike County Jail last Saturday.

Agents found thirty three, five to six foot tall marijuana plants and ten pounds of processed marijuana. Officers also seized an assortment of weapons.


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