MARION COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) – Marion County deputies have been stunned when a automobile rolled by means of a checkpoint with out stopping final Friday, however they have been extra stunned by what they discovered contained in the automotive.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Division performed a security checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 16, on Freeway 35 North and Outdated Freeway 35 North in Columbia.
Sheriff Berkley Corridor mentioned that deputies pursued and pulled over a white Nissan Armada after the motive force did not cease on the checkpoint.
The occupants of the automotive have been 37-year-old Carlos Casiano of La Vergne, TN; 34-year-old Stephany Loggins, of Nashville, TN and a 16-month-old toddler.
In the course of the cease, deputies searched the automobile after receiving consent and located 28 lbs. of marijuana and a pair of kilos. of cocaine.
“To my information, that is the most important drug seizure in Marion County in my total legislation enforcement profession,” mentioned Corridor. “I want to commend my division on a job nicely finished.”
The sheriff’s division arrested Casiano and Loggins and charged them with aggravated trafficking and possession of a managed substance with intent to distribute. Casiano was additionally charged with DUI – first offense and DUI – youngster endangerment.
Baby Protecting Providers took custody of the kid.
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