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Jackson Police make drug arrest

Paul Bankston   Source: JPD Paul Bankston Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police have made one arrest and seized 63 crack cocaine rocks. The arrest and seizure came after the Vice and Narcotics Division received an anonymous tip about illegal drug activity at 716 North Mill Street.

Police obtained a search warrant and discovered the crack cocaine, which has a street value of approximately $2500, and $368 in cash.

Fifty-three-year-old Paul Bankston was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a church.

Bankston has a felony conviction of possession of marijuana in 2000, but wasn't on probation.

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