Weekend traffic stops lead to drugs, 2 jailed in Perry County

Weekend traffic stops lead to drugs, 2 jailed in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A pair of weekend traffic stops by Perry County authorities led to multiple arrests and the seizure of drugs.

Thomas Wayne Mills, 46, was arrested late Friday night after a traffic stop led to a chase from the Indian Springs community to Macedonia in Forrest County.

"Mills was in possession of what is believed to be crystal meth," said Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles.

Mills was charged with Careless Driving, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felony Eluding, and Resisting Arrest.

Kayla Dortch, 22, was arrested after a traffic in the Little Creek community Saturday night.

"That stop led to the seizure of several grams of what is believed to be Crystal Methamphetamine, Spice, and Marijuana," said Nobles.

Dortch was charged with two counts of Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent, Petit Larceny, and Improper Equipment.

Both suspects are booked in the Perry County Jail and are awaiting their initial appearance.