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Two in Rankin County Jail following drug bust

Marcus White - Source: MHP Marcus White - Source: MHP
Dennis Conley - Source: MHP Dennis Conley - Source: MHP
Source: MHP Source: MHP
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Two men are in jail after Mississippi Highway Patrol Troopers performed a drug bust during a traffic stop. 

Just after 5 p.m., a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper made a traffic stop on a Dodge Dart traveling west on I-20 near Brandon. When the trooper approached the car, he noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from inside.

The driver, 33-year-old Marcus White, of Cedar Hill, Texas, was wanted out of Hurst, Texas for possession of cocaine. He also had a full extradition warrant. 

When the trooper searched the car, he found crack cocaine, liquid codeine, spice, a mixture of pills and two loaded firearms. 

51-year-old Dennis Conley, of Cedar Hill, Texas, was a passenger of the car. Conley was in possession of crack cocaine and was also arrested.

Both suspects were taken to the Rankin County Jail, charged with possession of illegal drugs.

They are awaiting their initial appearance in court.

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