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Vicksburg man arrested with 54 baggies of drugs

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A Vicksburg man was arrested in possession of 54 baggies of various drugs on Friday night.

Johnny Perkins, 45, of Vicksburg was arrested by investigators of the Vicksburg Police Department Narcotics/NET Team after a traffic stop near the intersection of Grove Street and Cherry Street at 10:38 p.m. on Friday.

A search of Perkins’ vehicle revealed 33 small baggies containing crack cocaine, 4 baggies of methamphetamine, 2 baggies of cocaine, and 15 baggies of marijuana.

Perkins was charged with one count each of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He also had an outstanding warrant for sale of cocaine and was charged with that as well.

Perkins appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday, April 5 before Judge Angela Carpenter, who set his bond at $155,000 and bound him over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

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