OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — A former Olive Branch police officer Is facing drug charges after DeSoto County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a large amount of cash and marijuana during a raid at his home in the 6200 block of Choctaw Trail Friday afternoon.
Fredrick Jenkins, 48, and Evan Jenkins, 19, were arrested around 4 p.m.
Around 10 p.m., 55-year-old Mary Jenkins was also booked into the DeSoto County Jail.
“We got the tip today and we went to work on it,” said Sheriff Bill Rasco.
Officials said Fredrick Jenkins is now charged with felony possession controlled substance with intent.
Family friend Hayden Whitehead said he was heading to the house to play video games when he saw the heavy law enforcement presence.
He and his friend were briefly detained, but later released.
“Told us to put our hands out the windows and stuff and we all got out and got cuffed and stuff and then they just told us what was going down,” said Whitehead.