Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracy

Source: MGN Online

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -
A Hinds County deputy sheriff has been arrested for alleged conspiracy and possession of Oxycodone following a joint investigation by the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Attorney General's Office.

Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Thursday 54-year-old Douglas Jay Nelson, of Jackson, was arrested late Wednesday in Byram.

Hood said Nelson is accused of conspiring to possess and possessing 30 dosage units of Oxycodone.