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Hinds Co. Deputies make arrests in drug bust

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27-year-old Orlando Moncure of Jackson and 40-year-old Bobby Jean Loper of Brandon. 27-year-old Orlando Moncure of Jackson and 40-year-old Bobby Jean Loper of Brandon.
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

On Monday Hinds County Deputies in the Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at 333 Preston Ave in Jackson.

During the search, deputies found one-pound of marijuana, one-ounce of powder cocaine, one 9mm handgun and  $2,066.00 in cash. They seized all of the items and arrested 27-year-old Orlando Moncure of Jackson and 40-year-old Bobby Jean Loper of Brandon.

Both have been charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm.  Officials tell us they are also being charged with the possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm.

On Tuesday, Hinds County Deputies in the Narcotics Division, acting on tips from its Facebook Page, arrested 22-year-old Rebecca Roberts and 23-year-old Erica Collom.

Both were arrested at the Hilltop Inn and Suites located on I-20 Frontage Road in Jackson and charged with possession of Methamphetamine (ICE) with the intent to distribute. Official tell us that approximately ¼ ounce of Methamphetamine (ICE) was seized.

Officials say Roberts is scheduled to appear in a Rankin County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a sentencing on a prior burglary charge in Rankin County.

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