- Associated Press - Saturday, April 18, 2015

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County authorities say a felon who was already on house arrest after a drug conviction is facing more charges after he allegedly left his house in a car and tried to dispose of two grams of crack cocaine.

The Sun-Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1IpEw44 ) that the suspect had been the subject of an undercover operation before he was arrested Wednesday at a traffic stop. He allegedly tossed something out of his car prior to the arrest. But it blew back into the car. Harrison Country Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Hearn said it was crack cocaine.

Police said 38-year-old Willie Eugene Russell was booked with of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and sale of crack cocaine. Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain set bonds totaling $20,000.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com


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