October 9, 2023

Covington County And Mt. Olive Police Departments Awarded $42K Each From February Arrest

Morgan Howard

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On February 22, the Mount Olive Police Department made a traffic stop where drugs and money were seized.

A Mount Olive Police Officer requested the assistance of the Covington County Sheriff’s Department.

During the traffic stop, officers discovered and seized $106,596.00 in U.S. Currency.

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office and Mount Olive Police Department have been awarded $ 42,536.96 each in U. S. Currency.

The District Attorney’s Office was also awarded $ 21,268.48 for filing the seizure paperwork.

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office will use this money towards equipment for the department.

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