Covington County man arrest on drug charges


A Covington County man isbehind bars and facing multiple drug charges linked to a Tuesday searchwarrant.

Ronnie Pippen was takeninto custody in Collins Wednesday afternoon and charged with possession withthe intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, and disorderlyconduct. Warrants were issued for Pippen after authorities uncovered a largeamount of marijuana and money at a residence in the Lott-Town Road area.

Thelma Caran was alsoarrested for a drug charge in the initial search warrant on Tuesday.