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Okolona Men Arrested on Drug Charges



MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A routine roadblock lands two Chickasaw County men behind bars.

Jacquette Atkinson, 20, and Tarekee Braylock, 19, both of Okolona, are charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to sell.

The pair were arrested after they went through the roadblock Saturday on Evans Road in Monroe County.

Deputies say they confiscated marijuana, digital scales and a handgun.
Both subjects are being held at the Monroe County Detention Center.

The Monroe County Sheriffs Department and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit were the arresting agencies.