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Hattiesburg police charge 2 with drug trafficking

Emerica Alford (left) and Bradford Booth were charged with possession of a controlled substance...
Emerica Alford (left) and Bradford Booth were charged with possession of a controlled substance and trafficking a controlled substance.(Hattiesburg Police Department)
Updated: Aug. 17, 2020 at 3:44 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department charged two people after a weekend traffic stop led to arrests and the seizure of drugs.

HPD public information officer Ryan Moore said police stopped a vehicle on Highway 49 near U.S. Highway 98 around 8 p.m. Saturday.

Police arrested 34-year-old Emerica Monique Alford, of Collins, and 44-year-old Bradford Oneal Booth, of Tylertown.

During the stop, officers seized 146 grams of spice and 3 pounds of marijuana, according to police.

Police seized 146 grams of spice and 3 pounds of marijuana.
Police seized 146 grams of spice and 3 pounds of marijuana.(Hattiesburg Police Department)

Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance and trafficking a controlled substance.

Their bonds were set at $40,000 each.

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