PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An early morning search warrant at a Perry County motel landed three people behind bars on felony drug charges.
"Members of the Perry County Sheriff's Department, agents with the Forrest/Perry County Metro Narcotics Unit and Richton Police executed the warrant on a room at the Centennial Inn in Richton," said Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles.
According to Nobles, officers found approximately 4 grams of crystal meth inside the room.
Shannon Palmer, 34, Jonathan Harris, 19, both of Richton and Jantzen Perry, 27, of Stateliness were all arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (crystal meth) with intent.
The three were booked into the Perry County Jail where they are awaiting their initial appearance and the investigation is ongoing.
"This is just another way we are working and doing our part to clean up the problems here in Perry County," said Nobles.
Other Drug Arrest:
James Earl Smith Jr., 51,of Richton, was arrested during a traffic stop on Mulberry Lane in Richton late Tuesday night.
According to Sheriff Nobles, he was charged with possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of paraphernalia.
Smith was booked into the Perry County Jail where he is awaiting his initial appearance.