King Jamarr Lenoir
On November 20, 2014 a search warrant conducted by the Clay County Sheriff Department, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and the West Point Police Department resulted in the arrests of Freddie A. Hampton, age 55, of 720 Smith Street and King Jamarr Lenoir, age 26, of 828 Hill Street, both of West Point. Hampton was charged with possession of 11 bags or 44 grams of synthetic marijuana (spice), a controlled substance. He is also being charged by investigators with the sale of cocaine. Bond has not been set, pending an arraignment in the Clay County Justice Court.
King J. Lenoir was charged with possession of cocaine and currently remains incarcerated with a Mississippi Department of Corrections hold.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated that spice continues to be a deadly synthetic drug which has resulted in numerous individuals being hospitalized after using the drug. Narcotic investigators have targeted individuals dealing this drug and more arrests are expected in the near future.
Sheriff Scott stated that the investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Department at 662-494-2896, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics at 662-494-9744, West Point Police Department at 662-494-1244 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.
Sheriff Scott stated all information on these arrests along with a current inmate roster can be found on the Clay County Sheriff Department website at www.claysheriffms. org.