U.S. Marshals help arrest drug fugitive in Vicksburg

Published 8:51 am Wednesday, January 10, 2018

By John Surratt
The Vicksburg Post

Warren County sheriff’s deputies and agents with the U.S. Marshal Service’s Fugitive Task Force Monday arrested a woman wanted by Madison County authorities on drug charges, Sheriff Martin Pace said.

Krystal Pickett, 29, of Jackson, was arrested about 7:30 a.m. at a home in the 300 block of Lake Hill Drive. She was wanted in Madison County on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. She was taken into custody by the Marshal’s Service agents and returned to Madison County.

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Jonathan Bradley Peets, 28, of Terry, who was with Pickett at the time of her arrest, is accused of hindering prosecution by rendering assistance to a fugitive. He was being held without bail in the Warren Jail pending an initial appearance in Justice Court.

Pace said Madison County has a warrant for Peets for possession of methamphetamine, and a hold has been placed on him by the Mississippi Department of Corrections for probation violation.