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Couple charged Drug Trafficking

During the early morning hours of Thursday 10/15/2015 Prentiss County Deputy Taylor Walker made a traffic Stop on CR 4050 asisted by Deputy Dennis Peeks and discovered 71 Dilaudid (Hydromorphone) tablets in the possession of the occupants. The Officers also seized $1,033 U S Currency. Subsequent to the traffic stop, Narcotics Officers and Deputies executed a Search Warrant at the Couples residence on CR 3401 Booneville The pair are identified as Brandon Dale Barrett 29 and Melissa Michelle Roberts 34, both of Booneville. Barrett is charged with Trafficking Controlled Substances,due to the quantity and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Roberts is charged with Trafficking Controlled Substances and a Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. Barrett's bond was set at $30,000 and Roberts $20,000. Roberts was released the following day on bond. Barrett remains in custody with a Hold for MDOC.

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