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Posted: Friday, February 24, 2012 12:00 pm

By Mason W. Canales

Killeen Daily Herald

COPPERAS COVE - A Copperas Cove man remained in Coryell County Jail on Thursday after police arrested him for allegedly having a box containing more than 3 pounds of marijuana on Feb. 16.

Justice of the Peace John Guinn arraigned Matthew Brandon Jones, 22, on Feb. 17, on a charge of possession of marijuana, more than 4 ounces but less than five pounds. He also is in the county jail on a charge of engaging in organized crime. His bail for both charges is $120,000.

According to the arrest complaint, police executed a narcotics search warrant at a home in the 1200 block of South Third Street on Feb. 16.

During their search, police discovered scales, currency and about 3 pounds and 8 ounces of marijuana, stated the complaint. The marijuana was discovered in a box in Jones' room and tested positive to be the drug.

Guinn also arraigned the following:

Jovan Justin Hilliard on Monday on a charge of attempted burglary of a habitation. Guinn set his bond at $10,000.

Sara Johnita Rheann Harmon on Sunday on a charge of theft, less than $1,500, with two previous convictions. Guinn set her bond at $5,000.

Justice of the Peace Bill Price arraigned Sherrie Charise Lipsett on Wednesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram. He set her bond at $5,000.

Contact Mason W. Canales at mcanales@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7474. Follow him on Twitter at KDHCoveEditor.

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