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Wilson High Neighbor Busted for Drugs

Posted April 3, 2008 5:52 p.m. EDT
Updated April 4, 2008 8:25 a.m. EDT

— Rickey Lee Speight was arrested Thursday when a search of his property yielded six small bags of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia, authorities said.

Speight, of 4571 Lamm Road, lives next door to James B. Hunt High School in Wilson County.


He is charged with possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substances, possession of drugs within 300 fee of a school zone, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed in Wilson County jail under $5,000 secured bond.