Sheriff Says "Kingpin" Charged

A man officials in Jasper County say is known as a local drug "kingpin" has been charged by the Jasper County Sheriff's Department.

34-year-old Frontrell Myers is facing an array of charged in connection with the sale of drugs.

According to Sheriff Kenneth Cross, Myers was a major player in the drug trade in Jasper County. For more than 15 years, Cross said his investigators have been working to try to bust him.

He said the break came Dec. 10 when Myers was taken into custody following a tip about a stolen ATV from north Mississippi that was allegedly at his house. Once a search warrant was issued, Cross said not only was the ATV discovered but much more.

"Drugs were found in a wooded area. They were in different areas. One was in a trash bin that they had rolled out there and stuck it in," said Cross. "Some was in a garbage bag thrown up under some brush. They had cut some timber back there."

With an estimated street value that is expected to range anywhere from $100,000 to $1,000,000, the marijuana discovered was found packed in five large garbage bags and one bale.

Officials say crack cocaine, powered cocaine, four cars, about five stolen guns and more than $9,000 in cash were also confiscated.

Also arrested was Myers' 55-year-old mother, Ruby Myers. Both are facing drug possession charges with the intent to distribute. Their cases are expected to go before a grand jury in February.

Myers faces five counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, one count of receiving stolen property, and drug charges which include possession of five kilos of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Frontrell Myers' bond was set at $250,000. Roby Myers' bond was set at $175,000.


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  • by pig on Dec 17, 2009 at 06:00 AM
    you don't have the kingpin
  • by Give me a break on Dec 16, 2009 at 10:20 AM
    I never posted anyting on race in my comment. All I said was I bet they had EBT cards. So you see you ignorant AAs, you are the real racists! Apparently you believe all EBT card carriers are AA. And, my comments were strictly regarding this arrest and yes that happened to be black this time. So don't blanket your statements with "I am racist b/c drug dealers are white too." True enough but I was commenting on this Drug Dealer!!
  • by native of jasper county Location: mississippi on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:54 PM
    I don't wish prison on anyone, but I do care about my people and my children. Also, I do not think drugs is a black/white issue. I know blacks like to put the race card on the table. "White man won't let me do this." "White man won't let me do that.""White man enslaved us." This is pure 'BS'. The black man that feels this way is enslaved in his own mind. When you are out there selling drugs to your own people, your own children, you're just killing yourselves off--fast. The white man doesn't have to do it. All he has to do is sit back and watch us kill each other. Now we all know that Mr. Myers is not the 'head' of this whole thing. He had to get the drugs from someone somewhere. Now it's time for him to open his mouth and do what's right. If he doesn't, then he's enslaved himself. He deserves to be in jail and whomever helped him carry this out over 15 years. This is sad because someone will lose a fahter,a son, a brother, an uncle, a nephew, a mother, a sister, an aunt, a grandmother
  • by Anonymous Location: jasper co on Dec 15, 2009 at 08:28 PM
    ALL OF THE RACISTS REMARKS SHOULD NOT EVEN BE POSTED ON HERE!! THE WERE BUSTED! THEY DID WRONG! AND THE TRUE WANT HURT ANYONE!!!IF THEY ARE CARAMAL AND SELL DRUG TO KIDS OR ANYONE ELSE. THEY DESERVE JUST WHAT THEY GET!!!
  • by Anonymous Location: Jasper Co. on Dec 15, 2009 at 06:44 PM
    I stay in Jasper Co. and some of the comments made sounds like racists remarks. In the 90's a black male was murdered at Bay Springs H. S. The authorities called it suicide open and shut case. Another murder happened in Louin a couple of years ago (another open and shut case). Both victims black. Now how is a drug dealer more of a menace to society than a murderer. Yeah I believe drugs should be off the streets but so do murderers.
  • by Anonymous Location: Meridian on Dec 15, 2009 at 05:54 PM
    Ok when did drugs become a black or white thing. Blacks and whites all make and sell drugs. The color of the person making and selling the drugs is not the problem, the problem is that they ARE ALL making and selling drugs and these drugs are getting to our children. It's our family, mothers,fathers,aunts,uncles,siters,brothers and our babies that this ____ is killing. The dealers dont use drugs because they know what it does to people they just want to make and sell it to others for a fast buck. All drug dealers whether they make it,sell it or whether they are black,white,green, purple or brown needs to be caught and put AWAY!!!
  • by John Location: Paulding on Dec 15, 2009 at 04:22 PM
    Yeah B 4 Real, drug dealing is such an honorable profession. I know plenty of drug dealers that carry that little yellow card, why did it become a race thing. Just off the top of my head, your black aren't you??
  • by arrest the real ones responsible on Dec 15, 2009 at 01:58 PM
    I wonder who was the supplier. Maybe the police can try and go after them too. That will not only keep the drugs out of the king pins hands and off the street, but possibly stop it from ever entering the king pins hands altogether. I know they are not on Medicaid, or getting food stamps (new term EBT cards).
  • by B 4 REAL Location: jasper on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:31 PM
    Give Me a Break if u knew anything about a drug dealer u would know EBT Is embarassing to them.U talking bout the petty hustlers. JUST OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD WHITE AINT U.
  • by I KNOW JASPER CO. Location: JASPER on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:14 PM
    THATS A BUNCH OF BULL IF FONTRELLS A KINGPIN HALF OF JASPER COUNTY IS KINGPINS AND HOW DO U GO TO A MAN HOUSE WITH A WARRANT FOR A STOLEN 4 WHEELER BUT U LOOKING IN THE HOUSE AND TRASH CANS ON THE OUTSIDE. TRUE ENUFF HE GOT CAUGHT BUT A LAYWER GONE EAT THAT BULL____ UP HOW JASPER CO. CONDUCTED THE ARREST IM NOT SAYING HE DOESNT NEED TO B OFF THE STREETS BUT THE WAY THEY DID. IT COME ON WHAT U NEED A SWAT TEAM FOR WHEN U GOING LOOKN FOR A STOLEN 4 WHEELER. LIKE I SAID IF FONTRELLS A KINGPIN HALF OF JASPER COUNTY IS TOO
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