Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Perry County

Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A traffic stop in Perry County led to the discovery of drugs and firearms over the weekend.

Authorities arrested Dexta Husband, 31, after the Perry County Narcotics team conducted a traffic stop on Highway 42 West of Richton.

During the stop, authorities discovered several amounts of drugs and money in Husband's possession.

After discovering drugs and money in Husband's vehicle, authorities would later issue a search warrant for his home where more drugs were discovered along with several firearms.

Husband was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to sell crack cocaine, meth, and marijuana.