Shannon man arrested for crack

Shannon man arrested for crack

SHANNON – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Shannon man Saturday night and charged him with possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell.

Lee County Sheriff Harold Ray Presley said Daniel E. McClendon, 32, Route 1, Box 20-B, Shannon, was arrested after a traffic stop in southern Lee County and an officer noticed that McClendon had thrown a bottle out of his car before stopping. The officer took McClendon’s name and number before releasing him. The officer later retrieved the bottle and found about 50 rocks of crack, then applied for a warrant for McClendon’s arrest.

McClendon turned himself in to county authorities Sunday morning, Presley said. He is still being held in the Lee County Jail and bond has not been set.

Plantersville man arrested on drug, delinquency charges

PLANTERSVILLE – A six-month investigation by the Lee County Vice Narcotics Task Force and the Plantersville Police Department led to the arrest of a Plantersville man Friday morning.

Lee County Sheriff Harold Ray Presley said Robert Gibson, 45, 114 Pinecrest, Plantersville, was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Seized at the time of the arrest was a plastic bag containing crack cocaine “shake.” Two 16-year-old runaway girls were taken from the residence a few days before the arrest, Presley said.

Gibson is being held in the Lee County Jail on a $50,000 bond, he said.

Nettleton man arrested on narcotics charges

NETTLETON – A Nettleton man is being held in the Lee County Jail on drug possession charges, according to Lee County Sheriff Harold Ray Presley.

Bobby Wright, 36, Route 1, Nettleton, was arrested Saturday afternoon on Auburn Road after he was stopped by a Lee County Sheriff’s deputy on a traffic violation. The arresting officer found four Valium pills in an envelope at the scene and two more were discovered on Wright’s person when he was searched at the jail, Presley said.

Wright is being held in the Lee County Jail until bond can be set, he said.

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