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Hinds County deputy arrested in alleged drug conspiracy

Source: MGN Online
Source: MGN Online(WTOK)
Published: Aug. 25, 2016 at 10:51 AM CDT
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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.