September 20, 2020

Two men arrested at Mississippi bus station with $30,000 worth of ecstasy

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested two men at the Greyhound bus station in Brookhaven Monday in connection with the seizure of $30,000 worth of ecstasy pills, MBN Director John Dowdy announced today.

Agents arrested 35-year-old Travis Harris, of 1033 Whitaker Drive in Memphis, Tennessee, along with 27-year-old Peter Pickens, of 524 Buchanan St. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The men were traveling from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Memphis, Tennessee, Dowdy said.

Each suspect faces a charge of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute after agents, while conducting a consensual search, discovered more than 3,600 ecstasy pills and a small amount of marijuana, Dowdy said.

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