Perry County traffic stop lands 2 behind bars

Perry County traffic stop lands 2 behind bars

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A traffic stop in Perry County led authorities to meth and cocaine, and landed two people behind bars.

Shana Barnett, 30, and Charles Myers Jr., 45, both of Hattiesburg, were arrested after authorities searched their car during a traffic stop.

"Deputies were given permission by the individuals to search the vehicle, when they did they recovered and seized 5 grams of cocaine and 4 grams of meth," said Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles.

Both Barnett and Myers were charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.