Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Perry Co.

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Perry Co.
Source: WDAM

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An early morning traffic stop led authorities to drugs and landed a man behind bars in Perry County.

William Arthur Bowden, 61, of Perry County was arrested after a morning traffic stop on Highway 15, south of Richton, according to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles.

Deputies searched the vehicle and found meth and marijuana, according to Nobles.

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Bowden was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth) with Intent, Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Other).

He is currently housed in Perry County jail.