UPDATE: Second drug suspect arrested in Lee County

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson confirms a drug suspect has been captured after a weekend drug bust in Verona.

Posted: Aug 1, 2018 11:53 AM
Updated: Aug 1, 2018 1:04 PM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson confirms a drug suspect has been captured after a weekend drug bust in Verona.

The suspect is identified as Joseph Fields, 26. He had been wanted following the July 27 bust in Verona.

Joseph Fields | Photo: Lee County Jail

This marks the second arrest in the case.

Jarmesha McGaughy was arrested following the July 27 drug bust in Verona on Mary Ann Street.

There, officers found meth, cocaine and more than 500 tablets of ecstasy.

Fields was booked into the Lee County jail Wednesday morning.

Johnson confirms Fields is charged with drug trafficking.

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