Samantha R. Jones
Terrill A. Smith
On Thursday, January 26, 2012, Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, along with one of the local hotel security officers, conducted an uncover operation. As a result of the undercover operation, two subjects were arrested for being in possession of a pound of marijuana.
Terrill A. Smith, 29, of Rutherford, New Jersey and Samantha Renee Jones, 23, of Las Vegas, Nevada were arrested with intent to distribute a Schedule III controlled substance to wit: marijuana. The marijuana has a street value of $1400 in the local Tunica area.
Terrill A. Smith was questioned and released with no charges pending. Samantha R. Jones was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
On Monday, January 30, 2012, Samantha R. Jones appeared before the Justice Court judge for an initial appearance/bond hearing. Samantha Jones’ bond was set at $50,000 and will bound over to the next term of Grand Jury.
/r/ Chief Randy Stewart