Vicksburg man facing multiple drug charges receives $105K bond
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.
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.
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