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East Prairie man facing drug charges

Jeff Crook (Source: Mississippi County SO) Jeff Crook (Source: Mississippi County SO)

An East Prairie man is facing felony drug charges, according to the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office.

Jeff Crook was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, andtrespassingg, 1st degree. He was taken to the Mississippi County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond.

According to Sheriff Keith Moore, deputies learned of possible drug activity on Faye Street in East Prairie in July.

Through their investigation, deputies learned that Crook, a convicted felon previously banned from going inside government subsidized housing, was inside the home.

The deputies contacted the tenant and were granted consent to search. Once inside, the deputies took Crook into custody.

According to the sheriff, deputies found marijuana and a straw which contained a residual amount of methamphetamine

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