May 13, 2022

Saltillo man arrested for big load of drugs and some guns

Therese Apel

On Wednesday, Saltillo Police and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 117 Rippavilla Street in Saltillo.

As a result of the search warrant the following narcotics and currency were 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.

Suspect arrested:
Timothy Kendrick
117 Rippavilla Street
Saltillo, MS

Felony Possession of Schedule I
Felony Trafficking of Schedule II

On Friday, 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.

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