Officers seize package containing drugs in Nettleton, arrest made

Photo: Lee County Sheriff's Dept.

Officers were able to seize a package in Nettleton which contained more than 20 pounds of drugs, leading to an arrest.

Posted: May 4, 2018 4:37 PM

NETTLETON, Miss. (WTVA) - Officers were able to seize a package in Nettleton which contained more than 20 pounds of drugs, leading to an arrest.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Department, officers with the department and the Northeast Mississippi Narcotics Unit conducted an undercover investigation where a person from Monroe County was to receive a package in the mail at the Nettleton Post Office at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

"Undercover agents observed a white vehicle, displaying a Monroe County tag driven by Angel Herndon pull up to the Nettleton Post Office and take possession of the package," the sheriff's department stated.

Herndon was then arrested by agents and Lee County deputies.

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