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Jackson Police make drug bust, find teenage runaway

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Terrence Burns Terrence Burns
Jerry Benfield Jerry Benfield
HINDS COUNTY - JACKSON -

Acting on a tip from the city's Drug Tip Hotline, Jackson Police make a Friday afternoon bust on James Hill Street.

We were on the scene as police arrested 27-year-old Terrence Burns. He's been charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute while in Possession of a Firearm and also Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

While executing the search warrant, police also found a 17-year-old female in the house who they're calling a runaway, two malnourished pitbulls, digital scales, more than 250 grams of marijuana, Hydrocodone Pills and cash.

Two other men--Kevin Beverly and Jerry Benfield--were arrested on outstanding warrants.

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