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5126 Old Mhoon
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Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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01/31/2020

Search Warrant Leads to Seizure of Illicit Drugs

On Friday, January 31, 2020 an investigation was conducted that led to the seizure of illicit drugs and one arrest. Montez Deshun Hurd faces charges after officers found a handgun and an array of drugs while executing a search warrant early Friday morning in White Oak. Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence located at 1011 Catalpa Dr., Tunica, MS 38676.

During the search, officers recovered a handgun, Cannabutter, marijuana, and edibles - containing what is believed to be THC. Hurd admitted to producing the edibles that the officers recovered. Officers located a scale, paraphernalia, and aluminum containers during the search as well. Hurd faces charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.

This investigation is ongoing into drugs and all other crimes throughout Tunica County. If you have any information, please call Tunica County Crime Stopper at 662-910-0400. All calls are anonymous, information leading to an arrest can lead to an award up to $1,000 and individuals will not be required to appear in court.

Photos are of evidence recovered during seizure and a MS/DL photo of Hurd.

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