From Press Reports
An ongoing narcotics investigation by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in six arrests since late October.
The department, in partnership with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, has been putting together and building multiple narcotics cases over the last 1½ years, according to a WCSD release.
The sheriff’s office, in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Corrections, arrested John Jason Lee of Mathiston on Oct. 29. He is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Webster County Jail records show Lee, 46, was released on a $5,000 bond “per Justice Court” on Friday.
On Nov. 2, deputies and the MBN arrested Marion Lionel Hill and Samuel Allen Johnson. Hill, 35, was charged with three counts of sale of crystal meth and Johnson, 38, was charged with possession of crystal meth. Hill posted a $30,000 bond Nov. 2 and Johnson posted a $5,000 bond Nov. 3.
An eight-month investigation led to three more arrests Nov. 4:.
• Justin Carter, 28, was charged with five counts of sale of controlled substance (two, sale of cocaine; one, sale of marijuana; one, sale of ethylone (“Molly”) and one, sale of hycrocodone). His bond was set at $35,000..
• Tiffany Wofford, 29, was charged with two counts of sale of controlled substance (cocaine and Molly). Her bond was set at $10,000..
• Victory Wofford, 30, was also arrested for sale of controlled substance (Lortab). Bond for her was set at $5,000.
All posted bonds Nov. 4, however, Tiffany Wofford was released to the Oktibbeha the County Sheriff’s Department on a “hold.”
Sheriff Tim Mitchell promised more arrest to come.