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70-year-old Tupelo man busted with 5 pounds of meth

George G. Gutierrez also had two guns and a bunch of cash
Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Department

TUPELO, Mississippi —

One Mississippi man is showing that crime isn’t only a young person’s endeavor.

Authorities say George G. Gutierrez, 70, was charged with aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine after investigators found about 5 pounds of meth, 2 guns, and a bunch of cash Monday.

The bust was part of a months-long investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and North MS Narcotics Unit. More arrests and seizures are possible.

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