Marijuana Plants Lead To Arrest

Deputy Thomas West was following up on a theft investigation when he found these marijuana plants at a residence on Hwy. 315 North.

    A Water Valley man was charged with manufacturing marijuana on May 22.
    Tyler Houston Dickey was charged after deputies discovered eight plants ranging from four inches to 18 inches tall at a residence, according to Sheriff Lance Humphreys.
    Humphreys said his deputies were following up on a theft investigation that occurred on the property on Hwy. 315 North two weeks earlier.
    “The landowner gave us permission to search,” Humphreys told the Herald.
    Dickey posted bond and has been released from jail.
    Other law enforcement activity in May reported by the sheriff included:
    • Took a report of harassing phone calls on County Road 82 on May 27.
    • Took a report of malicious mischief on County Road 105 on May 28.
    • Took a report of harassing phone calls/text messages on County Road 232 on May 25.
    • Investigated a domestic dispute on County Road 23 on May 25.
    • Took a report of petty larceny on Hwy. 7 on May 23.
    • Investigated a willful trespassing on Hwy. 51 on May 21.
    • Investigated a domestic  violence call at the intersection of Hwy. 51 and County Road 9 on May 19
    • Took a report of disorderly conduct on County Road 129  on May 19.
    • Investigated a case involving introduction of contraband into the county jail on May 18.
    • Worked a traffic accident on County Road 109 on May 15.
    • Worked a traffic accident on County Road 436 on May 15.
    • Investigated a larceny on County Road 436 on May 15.
    • Took a report of malicious mischief on County Road 440 on May 7.
    • Investigated a trespassing and disturbance of the family on County Road 99 on May 13.
    • Made three arrests for meth on May 12.
    • Worked an automobile accident on County Road 107 on May 11.
    • Responded to a simple assault on Hwy. 32 on May 10.
    • Responded to a traffic accident on Hwy. 7 South on May 11.
    • Took a report of disturbing the peace on Hwy. 32 on May 10.

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