MHP busts 2 people carrying 19 pounds of meth - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MHP busts 2 people carrying 19 pounds of meth

A portion of the heroin seized by highway patrol (Source: MHP) A portion of the heroin seized by highway patrol (Source: MHP)
Laurie Davis (Source: MHP) Laurie Davis (Source: MHP)
Daniel Jones (Source: MHP) Daniel Jones (Source: MHP)
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (WMC) -

The Mississippi Highway Patrol Interdiction Unit arrested two people found carrying almost 20 pounds of drugs.

Saturday at 8:30 p.m., MHP officers stopped a 2008 Ford Escape on I-20 and found 19 pounds of crystal meth in a false compartment in the car.

Laurie Davis, 22, and Daniel Jones, 29, both from Texas, are in the Rankin County Detention Center. They are charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

Along with the drugs, their vehicle and $725 were confiscated.

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