Fmr. NW Rankin coach's daughter busted for drugs - - Jackson, MS

Fmr. NW Rankin coach's daughter busted for drugs

OXFORD, MS (WLBT) - Drug agents in Oxford say the daughter of northwest Rankin football coach and athletic director David Coates was arrested in the bust last week. 

Lafayette Metro Narcotics Captain Keith Davis tells says 19-year-old Mary Alice Coates was charged with 2 counts sale of ecstasy. 

Three other arrests of Ole Miss students involved the sale of ecstasy or marijuana. 

A total of seven people have been arrested in this ongoing investigation. 

Coach Coates was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. 

His son, 21-year-old Joseph Coates, was charged with sale of ecstasy and possession of narcotics. 

The elder Coates is no longer with Northwest Rankin. 

More arrests are expected in this far reaching investigation.

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