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An Itawamba County man is facing drug charges after narcotics were found in his possession during a traffic stop.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 8:07 AM
Updated: Oct 20, 2017 8:07 AM

FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) -- An Itawamba County man is facing drug charges after narcotics were found in his possession during a traffic stop.

Itawamba County Sheriff's Deputies and Fulton Police arrested Arthur Coward, 55, of Mantachie Saturday.

Sheriff Chris Dickinson says nearly five grams of methamphetamine and what is believed to be marijuana were found inside the vehicle Coward was driving.

He was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and his bond was set at $5,000.

The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit assisted in this investigation

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