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Alleged gang members picked up on drug trafficking charges

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation Jackson Field Office, local law enforcement picked up several alleged drug traffickers also affiliated with the Black Gangster Disciples Street Gang. 

The individuals were arrested in George County, Mississippi and Vancouver, Washington. FBI agents, task force officers and sheriff’s deputies arrested the following suspects in George County:

  •  Jerry Street, 35, of George County, Mississippi.
  •  Garnett Edwin Smith, 38, of George County, Mississippi.
  •  Alisha Christina Smith, 36, of George County, Mississippi.
  •  Timothy Adam Havard, 40, of George County, Mississippi.
  •  Mareo Green, 36, of Greene County, Mississippi.
  •  Tarsen Deveal Fairley, 29, of George County, Mississippi.

Another person was arrested in Vancouver, Washington:

  • Zack Bexton, 30, of George County, Mississippi.

All of those arrested have been charged with conspiracy to poses with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

The suspects arrested in Mississippi are scheduled to appear before United States MagistrateJudge John C. Gargiulo at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi in Gulfport.

These arrests are the result of a two-year joint investigation into methamphetamine trafficking in Southeast Mississippi by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force in Pascagoula, Mississippi; the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; the George County Sheriff’s Office; the Lucedale Police Department; the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team; and Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force.

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