January 11, 2023

Narcotics Investigation Leads to Large Fentanyl Seizure and Arrests At Tupelo Barbershop

Morgan Howard

On January 5, agents of the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit and the Tupelo Police Department executed a search warrant at Spectacular Cuts on Tupelo Commons Drive.
They seized more than 10,000 alleged fentanyl pills and more than a pound of alleged methamphetamine.
Agents also seized a large amount of THC and psilocybin edibles from the business.
Suspects, 41-year-old Marqcus Shan Jernigan, 29-year-old Jeremy Stephan McGee, and 37-year-old April Michelle Huddleston were each arrested and charged with aggravated trafficking of fentanyl and aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine.
On January 6, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Sumner ordered Jernigan held without bond.
On January 8, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Weir ordered McGee held without bond and set Huddleston’s bond at $150,000.00.
According to police, this investigation is ongoing and more arrests are anticipated. Each of the suspects will be presented to the Lee County Grand Jury.

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