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Williamson (left) and Culpepper (right).

A traffic stop by Jones County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jason Mills on Wednesday afternoon led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle and the arrests of two individuals.

According to a press release, Deputy Mills stopped a red Toyota Matrix occupied by Walter Culpepper and Deontravious Williamson on Indian Springs Road at Fant Drive.

A check of the vehicle tag resulted in a "hit" for a stolen vehicle. Additional JCSD deputies and an investigator responded to assist at the scene.

Williamson was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Possession of Marijuana in a Vehicle and cited for Seat Belt Violation and No Insurance.

Culpepper was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.

Deputy Mills was working a Mississippi Office of Highway Safety overtime Occupant Protection Grant saturation patrol detail at the time of the vehicle stop.

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