Connect with us
[the_ad_placement id="manual-placement"] [the_ad_placement id="obituaries"]

Four suspects involved in a narcotics investigation were arraigned in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Friday.

Alexander Lindsey, 30, of Vicksburg; Ambus Wallace, 37, of Edwards; Brandon Wilson, 30, of Vicksburg; and Kawjuan Jones, 26, of Vicksburg each face drug charges related to a raid which took place on Thursday.

bust suspects

The four suspects arrested were arraigned on Friday. (Photo by David Day)

At around 12:50 p.m. on Thursday, numerous officers with the Vicksburg Police Department arrived to a home in the 3200 block of Victory Avenue. Officers were equipped with shields, protective gear and used a battering ram to enter the home.

A VPD officer was observed carrying a battering ram. Photo by David Day

A VPD officer was observed carrying a battering ram. Photo by David Day

The raid was a result of month’s of investigation by the Vicksburg Police Department. A warrant was issued and the home was served. The search of the home uncovered numerous drugs, weapons and cash valued at around $65,000.

drug bust

(Photo by David Day)

Police arrested four individuals in total. One managed to escape but has been identified, according to Investigator Mario Grady. Police recovered over 11 pounds of marijuana valued at $55,000, ecstacy with a street value of about $7000 and cocaine worth about $3500, codeine, along with weapons and around $9,000 in cash. A vehicle was also seized. It is believed the narcotics came from California.

Alexander Lindsey was charged with possession of cocaine and received a 40,000 bond. Ambus Wallace was charged with felony possession of marijuana and was given a $65,000 bond. Brandon Wilson was charged with possession of cocaine and felony possession of marijuana and given a $110,000 bond. and Kawjuan Jones was charged with possession of cocaine and given a $45,000 bond.

See a typo? Report it here.