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Two arrested on drug charges

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De'Michael Jones and Erin Bowers. Photos from the Vicksburg Police Department.

Vicksburg Police officers arrested two individuals on drug charges on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 5:46 p.m.

After stopping a vehicle near Cherry and Clay streets for not having a license plate, Vicksburg Police officers officers noticed the strong odor of marijuana. The officers received consent to search the vehicle, whereupon they discovered 35 grams of marijuana, 16 ecstasy pills and a digital scale.

De’Michael Jones, 27, and Erin Bowers, 18, were arrested for possession of marijuana and ecstasy.

The two were held overnight in the Madison County Jail to await their first court appearance today, Friday, Nov. 21.

Bowers was given a bond of $15,000, and Jones, who is on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections, was given a $25,000 bond.

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