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Tate County Resident Arrested for Counterfeit Goods

SENATOBIA, Miss. (Press Release) — A Tate County resident has been arrested for the sale of a controlled substance and  the sale of counterfeit goods in the Senatobia area,  announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

Keith Danner , 41,  of Senatobia was arrested following an undercover investigation in Senatobia which lead to a stash of controlled substances and counterfeit goods in the defendant’s car and several properties Danner is alleged to have been using to advance counterfeit operations.  While executing search warrants, Investigators were able to seize approximately $ 60,000 in alleged counterfeit goods, including designer handbags and jeans, Polo shirts and Northface jackets.

If found guilty, Danner faces up to 30 years in prison and up to $ 270,000 in fines.  As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Law enforcement officers from the Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division, Senatobia Police Department and Homeland  Security Investigations operating as the Attorney General’s Knock Out Knock Offs Task Force jointly worked the investigation that lead to the arrest of Danner.

This case is being investigated by Mississippi Attorney General’s Office Investigator Lee McDivitt and Narcotics Detective Matthew Cote of the Senatobia Police Department, and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Patrick Beasley who is Director of the Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division.