October 21, 2016
On the afternoon of October 20, 2016, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Agents with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Operation Group arrested Willie Wayne Wactor and Michael C Marks after making a controlled delivery of a large number of Xanax and Hydrocodone pills at 203 Margaret Ave. in Natchez. These pills were shipped from California and it is believed they were going to be distributed in Adams County. Michael Marks has been charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Sch II (Hydrocodone) and Sch IV Drug (Xanax) as well as Possession with Intent to Distribute Sch II Drug (Hydrocodone) and Possession of Sch IV Drug (Xanax). Wayne Wactor has been charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Sch II Drug (Hydrocodone) and IV Drug (Xanax) and Possession of Sch II Drug (Methamphetamine).
This joint investigation shows that the pill epidemic that is sweeping the nation, even touches Adams County.
Sheriff Patten wants to take this opportunity to remind everyone that Saturday, October 22nd is the drug take back initiative by ACSO in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Any unused or expired prescription pills and/or patches can be dropped off at our office at 306 State St.