May 26, 2022

North MS Narcotics Unit, Tupelo PD recover drugs and guns during warrant

Therese Apel

During a search of a Tupelo home, agents discovered several ounces of cocaine, as well as a felony amount of marijuana and ecstasy. A gun was also seized.
Johnny Nash

A Tupelo man was arrested on felony drug charges Wednesday, according to Tupelo Police Department.

Police say North MS Narcotics Unit and the Tupelo Police Department served a search warrant at 679 Albany Street. During a search of the residence, agents discovered several ounces of cocaine, as well as a felony amount of marijuana and ecstasy. A gun was also seized.

Suspect Johnny Nash, 42, was charged with trafficking of a Schedule II controlled substance, cocaine and felony possession of marijuana.

Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Weir set Nash’s bond at $85,000. The case will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.

NMNU Agents are coordinating with the ATF about possible federal charges for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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