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Bonds set in felony drug and domestic violence cases



James Edward Jones and Cedric Hill (Photos courtesy VPD)
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James Edward Jones, 45, of Vicksburg, received a $105,000 bond on charges stemming from his arrest Friday for multiple drug felonies.

Vicksburg Police investigators arrested Jones when they found 2 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, 522 oxycodone pills and $880 cash at his residence May 22.

Jones appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Sunday, May 24, before Judge Angela Carpenter. He was arraigned on one count of possession of methamphetamine, one count of possession of marijuana with intent, and one count of trafficking in controlled substance, oxycodone.

Carpenter bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

At the time of his arrest in Vicksburg, Jones was out on parole from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Judge Carpenter also set bond Sunday for Cedric Hill, 40, of Vicksburg.

Officers arrested Hill Saturday, May 23, on one count of aggravated domestic violence.

Carpenter set Hill’s bond at $60,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury

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