5 pounds of meth seized in Lee County

Officers seized approximately 5 pounds of meth, two guns and U.S. currency. | Source: Lee County Sheriff's Department

Law enforcement officers arrested a Tupelo man and seized meth, guns and money from his home.

Posted: Jul 14, 2020 12:06 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement officers in Lee County seized 5 pounds of methamphetamine as part of an ongoing investigation.

Officers with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit searched the home of George Gutierrez, 70, on Monday. He lives on State Park Road in Tupelo.


Investigators charged George Gutierrez with aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine. | Source: Lee County Sheriff's Department

Officers also seized two guns and a large amount of U.S. currency, according to the sheriff's department.

Investigators charged him with aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine.

More arrests are possible.

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