Two arrested on marijuana charges in Monroe County

By Monroe Journal


Two individuals were arrested on marijuana charges after the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, K9 Unit and North Mississippi Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant March 18, according to a release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Richard Steve Phillips, 57, of Amory was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and Vicky G. Mitchell, 55, of Aberdeen was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell.
According to the release, agents executed a search warrant at a residence on South Harmony Road where they found a felony amount of marijuana, two handguns, plastic baggies, digital scales and more than $1,000 in cash.
Both subjects are currently being held at the Monroe County Detention Center. No bond has been set at this time.