Vicksburg man facing multiple drug charges receives $105K bond

Published 3:19 pm Tuesday, May 26, 2020

A Vicksburg man arrested Friday on a number of drug-related charges, including trafficking, made his initial court appearance Tuesday.

During that appearance, Judge Angela Carpenter, placed a $105,000 bond on James Edward Jones, 45, as he faced charges of possession of methamphetamine (one count), possession of marijuana with intent (one count) and trafficking in a controlled substance, oxycodone (one count).

Carpenter also bound Jones’ case over to the Warren County grand jury.

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As part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, a search warrant was executed Friday on Jones’ Bayou Boulevard home.

Inside the home, authorities recovered approximately two pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, more than 500 oxycodone pills and $880 in cash.

At that time, Jones was taken into custody. At the time of his arrest, Jones was out on parole with the Mississippi Department of Corrections that placed a hold on Jones.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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