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SMNTF Arrests One After Search Warrant



MAY 29, 2018


On Sunday, May 27, 2018, Agents with the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force (SMNTF) arrested Christopher Renard Nix (28), of Lucedale, for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) with intent to distribute, while in possession of a firearm. Agents with the SMNTF and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN), assisted by the George County Sheriff's Office (GCSO), executed a search warrant for a property located in the 2200 block of Bexley Road South in George County. This resulted in Agents seizing approximately one (1) pound of high-grade Marijuana, along with a firearm. Nix was transported to the George County Regional Correctional Facility where he is being held in lieu of a $10,000 commercial bond.


This case is being investigated by the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Anyone with information about this case, or any other drug activity, is encouraged to call the George County Sheriff's Office at (601) 947-4811, the Lucedale Police Department at (601) 947-3261, or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at (877) 787-5898.



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