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Narcotics unit makes two pot busts
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 24, 2013 | 277 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Narcotics investigators made two marijuana busts on Tuesday.

Richard Laczko, 52, of 1714 Foote Street, Corinth, was arrested by the Alcorn Narcotics Unit and charged with manufacturing marijuana. Bond was set at $3,000.

Officers responded to a complaint of possible drug activity at the residence, according to Narcotics Officer Darrell Hopkins. Laczko approached officers as they arrived, and officers explained the concerns of drug activity.

Hopkins said Laczko handed over the marijuana that was growing beside the residence, and officers found more marijuana inside the house. Laczko was taken to the county jail.

In a separate case, Dusty McDonald, 25, of 205 County Road 220, Corinth, was also charged with manufacturing marijuana. Bond was set at $3,000.

Hopkins said officers met with McDonald and explained why they were there. McDonald then directed the officers to a shop behind the house where marijuana plants were growing. Officers retrieved the plants and transported McDonald to the county jail.

The Farmington Police Department assisted the narcotics unit in the County Road 220 investigation.
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