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One arrested, one wanted following Lee County drug bust

Lee County officers are searching for Joseph Fields in connection to a recent drug bust in Verona.

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 3:02 PM
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 6:51 PM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County officers are searching for Joseph Fields in connection to a recent drug bust in Verona.

On Friday, July 27, the Lee County Sheriff's Department and North Mississippi Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at 111 Mary Ann Street in Verona.

(L-R): Fields, McGaughy | Photo: Lee County Jail

Officers seized more than a pound of meth, 200 grams of cocaine and more than 500 tablets of ecstasy.

Agents also seized approximately $12,000. Investigators believe this money to be proceeds from drug activity.

Jarmesha McGaughy was arrested. She lives at the address.

McGaughy is charged with trafficking meth and trafficking cocaine. More charges are pending.

The sheriff's department identifies Fields as a suspect in the investigation.

Anyone with information on Fields' whereabouts can call the Lee County Sheriff's Department at 662-680-5766.

More arrests are pending. 

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