On Sunday, the Massac County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint from an area resident about drug activity in the 100 block of East Third St. in Brookport. Investigators conducted surveillance and gathered evidence to obtain a search warrant. Around 10:30 p.m. the search warrant was conducted at the residence. Deputies located cannabis, prescription medication, scales, plastic baggies and items of drug paraphernalia.
Items located during the search warrant indicate illegal narcotics being sold. Investigators want to question 23-year-old Derick Pruitt of Brookport.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of Pruitt, they are urged to contact the Massac County Sheriff’s Department at 524-2912.