Laurel man arrested on various drug charges

Laurel man arrested on various drug charges

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man is behind bars for various drug charges.

Christian Bowen, 21, is charged with possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Bowen was stopped by the Jones County Sheriff's Department at a checkpoint Wednesday.

Deputies said a search of his vehicle revealed 19 grams of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of marijuana, 7 Lortabs and drug paraphernalia.  

Bowen was arrested and taken to the county jail. His bond was set Thursday at $11,000.

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