Three suspected drug dealers behind bars in Wayne county
WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. - Three people are behind bars in Wayne county and are facing drug charges.
According to Wayne County Sheriff Jody Ashley all three were arrested Monday.
Ivy Lacy, 40, is charged with felony sell of a controlled substance, felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana, probation violation, and possession of counterfeit money said Sheriff Ashley.
"He was wearing an ankle bracelet and has numerous charges of getting out of prison, and back selling meth..." said sheriff Ashley. He said Lacy recently finished a seven-year prison sentence and was previously charged for 20 other crimes since 2005.
Marsha Williamson, 40, and Darric Hill, 44, were arrested in their home Monday in Waynesboro. Sheriff Ashley said, Williamson is charged with felony sell of a controlled substance. Hill is charged with felony aggravated domestic violence.
Jefferson Ramey, 42, is charged with felony sale of a controlled substance. Sheriff Ashley said he is expects more arrests this week and the investigation is still ongoing.
Since January 2016 the Wayne County Sheriff's department has dealt with 300 drug cases, according to Sheriff Ashley 110 of those cases are felony charges.
"That's like dealing with 3 to 4 people a day" he said. ]
He continued, "We still, moving forward the complaints, keep pouring in and we will keep arresting these people, and hopefully they will get the message that hey look, you sell drug in Wayne county, you going to jail.”