Mississippi man arrested after search warrant turns up large cache of drugs, guns, cash

Published 6:38 am Monday, May 16, 2022

A Mississippi man was arrested last week after a search warrant turned up a large cache of drugs, guns and nearly $13,000 in cash.

On May 11, Saltillo Police and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 117 Rippavilla St in Saltillo.
As a result of the search warrant the following narcotics and currency was located and seized from the residence:

  • $12,613 of US Currency
  • 6 long guns
  • 3-4 pounds of marijuana
  • 50-60 marijuana vapes
  • 200-300 hydrocodone pills
  • 100-200 codeine pills
  • 50-100 lortabs
  • 100-120 Adderall pills

After a month long investigation enough probable cause was established for the search warrant to be signed and executed.
This is still an active investigation and more arrest are possible.

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Timothy Kendrick of 117 Rippavilla Street (Ole South Plantation) in Saltillo was arrested. He was charged with Felony Possession of Schedule I and Felony Trafficking of Schedule II.

On May 13, Kendrick was taken for his Initial Appearance where Justice Court Judge Chuck Hopkins set his bond at $150,000. NMNU will present Kendrick to the next Lee County Grand Jury.