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MBA, Adams County Sheriff's Office bust two for large drug distribution

(L-R) Michael Marks, Willie Wactor (Source: Adams County Sheriff's Office) (L-R) Michael Marks, Willie Wactor (Source: Adams County Sheriff's Office)
ADAMS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and agents with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Operation Group arrested two on Thursday after making a controlled delivery of a large number of Xanax and Hydrocodone pills at 203 Margaret Ave. in Natchez.

Officials say Willie Wayne Wactor and Michael C Marks were both arrested during the joint effort.

Officials tell us the pills were shipped from California and it is believed they were going to be distributed in Adams County.

Marks has been charged with conspiracy to distribute Sch II (Hydrocodone) and Sch IV Drug (Xanax) as well as possession with Intent to distribute Sch II Drug (Hydrocodone) and possession of Sch IV Drug (Xanax).

Wactor has been charged with conspiracy to distribute Sch II Drug (Hydrocodone) and IV Drug (Xanax) and Possession of Sch II Drug (Methamphetamine).

The joint investigation shows that the pill epidemic that is sweeping the nation, even touches Adams County.

Sheriff Patten wants to take this opportunity to remind everyone that Saturday, October 22nd is the drug take back initiative by ACSO in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Any unused or expired prescription pills and/or patches can be dropped off at our office at 306 State Street.

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