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Checkpoint leads to drug arrest in Burnsville

A man from Tishomingo is charged with meth possession inside a correctional facility.

Posted: Oct 18, 2017 3:08 PM
Updated: Oct 18, 2017 3:08 PM

IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) - A man from Tishomingo is charged with meth possession inside a correctional facility.

On October 14, Tishomingo County deputies, along with Burnsville police officers, were conducting a safety checkpoint around the Jefferson Street area in Burnsville.

During the checkpoint, a driver approached the officers. It was determined that the driver had a suspended driver's license.

The driver, Andy Craig Simmons, 25, was arrested.

After arriving at the Tishomingo County jail, Simmons was reportedly found with meth.

As a result, Simmons was charged with the felony possession of a controlled substance and felony introduction of narcotics inside a correctional facility.

 

 

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