Taylorsville man charged with possession of crack

TAYLORSVILLE, MS - (WDAM) A Taylorsville Man is in jail after being found with drugs in his possession.

Fredrick Ducksworth attempted to flee a Jones County checkpoint.

As deputies approached his vehicle, they saw him throw an object out of the passenger-side window.

Authorities said they discovered Ducksworth allegedly had thrown a bottle of crack cocaine into a ditch.

Deputies also siezed a digital scale and an undisclosed amount of money. Ducksworth is charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license.