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Drug bust in Osceola leads to 7 arrests



Seven people were arrested after a drug bust in Osceola Monday, KATV content partner KAIT Region 8 News reported.

Authorities went to a home in the 100 block of Mockingbird Lane, according to the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Department. When deputies arrived at the home, they found nearly 38 grams of meth, 11 grams of marijuana, digital scales, a measuring ladle, an electric vacuum sealer, baggies, pipes and nearly $3,400 in cash.

Deputies said Jerrit L. Batey, 36, of Bruceton, Tenn., Allen Hardee, 33, of Osceola, Brittney Hedge, 26, of Jackson, Tenn., Charles Jackson, 51, of Huntington, Tenn., Heather Ford, 45, of Huntington, Tenn., Alia Noah, 31, of Huntington, Tenn., and Jesus Zeferino Guerrero Hernandez, 27, of Osceola, were later arrested and are facing several drug-related charges.

A $100,000 was set for Hardee, Jackson and Noah, while a $50,000 bond was set for Hedge and Ford.